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Spotlight on Contact: suicide prevention - what works?

18 Sep 2014 Ryan MillerMental Health

Kevin Hines

In the first of our series on events organised by the community and voluntary sector in NI, Scope takes a look at the issues on the table at Contact’s 2014 conference.

How to survive the cuts

16 Sep 2014 Nick GarbuttWelfare Reform, Sector Issues

Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO

Northern Ireland is yet to feel the full force of austerity cuts and Welfare Reform is still not implemented. We spoke to the leader of England's charities to find out exactly what we can expect.

Start360: the re-branding journey

15 Sep 2014 Nick GarbuttNo Topics

New Start 360 logo

What do you do to mark your 21st birthday? Opportunity Youth celebrated the event by changing its identity. Scope asked communications manager Zoe Anderson to share the inside story.

Step by step guide to creating a social media strategy

15 Sep 2014 Nick GarbuttSocial Media

Step by step guide to creating a social media strategy

Organisations no longer see social media as an optional extra, it's now and integral part of any communications strategy. This guide will give you a few tips to get started.

The fight to block the Transparency of Lobbying Bill

15 Sep 2014 Nick GarbuttPolitics, Sector Issues

Transparency of Lobbying Bill Illustration

The Lobby Bill was changed but not halted. We asked NICVA's Lisa McElherron about what this means for the future.

Open Data - an ongoing revolution

15 Sep 2014 Ryan MillerOpen Data

Open Data Graphic

The influence of open data is increasingly driving policy - and improving enterprise. So, what is it, and how can it help the third sector?

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