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First TFN mag of the year looks at industrial relations in the charity sector

Food Train’s rejected funding application to Glasgow City Council was for a three-year package of support made up of around £150,000 each year until 2026.

Workers at Shelter took part in strike action late last year, with more than 600 staff taking part in the walkout. 

Gorgie Farm in Edinburgh has said that talks are underway.

The Energy Bill Relief Scheme currently runs until the end of March, and is now set to be replaced by the Energy Bill Discount Scheme (EBDS) from April 1. 

An MP called the forced switch "morally repugnant"

“The lives of those we support will worsen as a result of its closure - as well as leading to the loss of 4 jobs.”

Thousand won't see the benefits of extra cash

The site, which which gives volunteering opportunities to disadvantaged young people and adults, has warned that rising costs and lack of funding have forced this decision.

Cost of living crisis is compounding isolation