Scottish Charity Regulator OSCR has produced a new booklet to make the basics of Scottish charity law easier to understand. ‘Being a Charity in Scotland’ uses simple graphics and straightforward language to help those who run Scottish charities understand their … Continue reading
An independent evaluation of Voluntary Action Scotland, the national network supporting Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs), by APS Group Scotland (led by Blake Stevenson) has been published by the Scottish Government. The evaluation highlights weaknesses in the effectiveness of VAS, but … Continue reading
This infographic, produced by the Scottish Third Sector Research Forum (TSRF), will help third sector organisations to communicate their research effectively. It contains guidance, tips and good practice examples.
New from think-tank New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) is ‘User voice: Putting people at the heart of impact practice‘. The report explains how charities can best harness the views and needs of their beneficiaries in order to improve their impact. It … Continue reading
Having discovered that over a quarter of charities in the UK have an association with faith, NPC conducted an 18 month research programme into this part of the charity sector. In this report, the final output of the research, they … Continue reading
The UK REconomy Project, supported by the Transition Network, have published a ‘How To Guide’, entitled ‘”The Do-Ocracy Handbook: organisational types and legal structures”. “Whether you are organising a short term project, setting up a voluntary or community group or … Continue reading