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Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

February 2021

Online - Effective minute taking virtually and beyond

SCVO
Can someone take the minutes? Wow, what a lovely carpet…isn’t that a great view…how often do you avoid eye contact when this question is asked in meetings?Taking minutes can be daunting, but take courage...
16th February Online event

Personal Independence Payment - an introduction

CPAG in Scotland
Personal independence payment (PIP) is the main disability benefit for working-age people. This course will give you an understanding of the main rules and help you identify people who may be entitled. The...

IMPACT Smoking and Mental Health Training - Online sessions

ASH Scotland
Free training on Smoking and Mental Health for Third Sector workers and volunteers. This is a 1-hour session held online through Zoom. More information https://impact.scot/events/Find out about the adverse...
17th February Online event Health & social care

Online - Get started with fundraising: building capacity to raise funds

SCVO
Competition for funding is fierce, funders receive more and more applications every year and so it is vital you know where to begin whenunlocking potential funds for your organisation.This online course is...
17th February Online event Funding & finance

Coronavirous and benefits - sickness furlough and redundancy

CPAG in Scotland
The government’s extended coronavirus job retention scheme and self-employment income support scheme will continue to provide help during the pandemic, while other support has been introduced for low income...

Benefits for rent

CPAG in Scotland
In recent years around two thousand tenants in Scotland have been evicted annually by social landlords for rent arrears, with an unrecorded number of private tenants. Arrears are a growing problem as people...

Can’t learn Won’t learn Don’t care? Demystifying ADHD ODD and CD

Children in Scotland
This webinar will provide you with systems and strategies for supporting children and young people with ADHD, ODD and CD.
18th February Online event Families & young people

Creating a Healthy Culture and Workplace Habits for 2021

ACOSVO
In this unprecedented time many leaders have struggled to keep their team on track or have become exclusively "task-focused". To address these challenges it's important to make time to create...
18th February Management

Sound Sleep Online 23rd February 2021

Sleep Scotland
We’re excited to announce the next instance of our Sound Sleep Online training course, adapted from Sleep Scotland’s popular Sound Sleep training day. Everyone who attends via Zoom will receive a teaching...
23rd February

IMPACT Smoking and Mental Health Training - Online sessions

ASH Scotland
Free training on Smoking and Mental Health for Third Sector workers and volunteers. This is a 2-hour session held online through Zoom. More information https://impact.scot/events/Find out about the adverse...
24th February Online event Health & social care