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Tracey Bird gives some advice on how to make charity banking as stress free as possible

Jamie Davidson of Henderson Loggie on the ten finance and governance issues all charities and voluntary groups must be aware of

Many factors are driving change in Scotland and the third sector must take its place among them, argues Graham Martin

Ewan Aitken on a new way of working in the third sector

Lianne Lodge offers tips to anyone looking to follow in the footsteps of JK Rowling and set up their own charity

Pat Armstrong explains why Acosvo is creating a Scottish women leaders network to counter inequality of the sexes in the third sector

Lorna Baird explains how social enterprises in Scotland are getting the opportunity to pitch to Asda and take their products mainstream


Susan Smith says Nicola Sturgeon may be feeling smug right now but the next Scottish Parliament term is not going to be plain sailing

Stuart Niven explains why third sector organisations can benefit from taking out a loan with a social finance provider