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Emily Martin explains how the Leadership Exchange Programme is helping to develop better partnership work across the third and public sectors

Susan Smith believes the fundraising industry has to take full responsibility for recent scandals and create a single, powerful regulatory body

Alex Neil MSP celebrates Volunteers Week

Brand aid: how CSV became Volunteering Matters


Felix Spittal explains why SCVO recently called for a review of charity law, including the charitable status of private schools

TFN’s guide to finding funders and persuading them to give you a grant

Tragic death of poppy seller sparks soul searching in the charitable sector

Aidrienne Airlie explains why charities need to be clearer about their reserves policy in their trustees annual report

Chris Smith explains how independent examination can give charities confidence in their finances without the expensive and trouble of a formal audit