Music fans from Scotland have been selected from thousands of entries worldwide to feature in a pioneering new film being launched today to highlight the injustice of land grabs.
Over the last two months, thousands of people from 55 countries have submitted nearly seven thousand videos and photographs to produce a crowd sourced video set to an acoustic version of Coldplay's famous track In My Place - which can be viewed here.
Oxfam Scotland is backing a change in the law that will help tenants affected by the controversial cuts to housing benefit stay in their homes in Scotland.
The charity, which works with partners in Scotland to fight poverty and create sustainable livelihoods, is supporting a petition to the Scottish Parliament by Govan Law Centre, calling for an amendment to existing housing law.
The amendment will mean that rent arrears caused...
Today (31 January) is the deadline for people to submit their tax returns,
Most people, whether low earners with income just above the tax threshold or high earners paying the highest tax rate, take pride in playing fair with the rest of society - they will stay up late declaring every penny earned and refrain from playing fast and loose with the tax rules.
But some people don't play by the rules.
Oxfam has published a...
A survey carried out on behalf of Oxfam has found that more than three-quarters of people in Scotland believe taxes should be raised for those with the highest income and wealth.
More than half of Scots believe the current tax system is not fair - including 61% of those who are in the least deprived fifth of the population.
Some 57% of Scots are against lowering taxes for everyone. And 74% believe that Scottish public services...
A ground-breaking partnership between Oxfam Scotland and the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) seeks to deliver new solutions for a fairer Scotland.
Part of the new initiative is the creation of a new policy forum, bringing together representatives from a range of public, private and voluntary bodies, aiming to contribute to the development of a more equitable and sustainable Scotland.
The forum will also challenge existing...
Glasgow 'Takeover' is part of the UK's biggest charity music festival, Oxjam
Oxfam and Domino have announced today that Hot Chip will be taking over the Oxfam music shop in Byres Road shop in Glasgow on Friday 12 October.
The Oxfam shop will give up its floor space to become an exclusive Oxjam shop for a one-off gigs, whilst simultaneously selling great second-hand music and clothing.
The shop will be converted...