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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.

March 2021

How to challenge decisions - mandatory reconsiderations and other tactics

CPAG in Scotland
If you need to get a universal credit or other benefit decision changed, this course aims to gives you the essential tools to do it. To successfully challenge a decision, knowing what type of decision to ask...

Benefits for non-EEA nationals

CPAG in Scotland
Advisers can find it difficult and intimidating to advise non-European nationals on how their immigration status affects entitlement to benefits and tax credits. This standard level course offers an opportunity...

Online - Develop your fundraising skills: thriving funds in difficult times

You already know the ABCs of fundraising so now it’s time to build upon yourexisting skills and knowledge as a practising fundraiser.This online course is delivered in two 3-hour sessions and will be...
3rd March Online event Funding & finance

Scottish social security - an introduction

CPAG in Scotland
This short course provides an introduction to benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland. It is aimed at advisers and other workers who have little or no knowledge of benefits.The course covers:• What...

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 out about the adverse...
17th March Online event Health & social care

Children in Scotland Learning Week 2021

Children in Scotland
Join us for a week of sharing, learning and connecting.
22nd March Online event Families & young people

Train the Trainer: Supporting children with learning difficulties

Salvesen Mindroom Centre
Join our virtual workshop to raise awareness of, and improve support for, children and young people with learning difficulties and their families. Learn how our short films about Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, DCD...
24th March Online event Families & young people
June 2021

Fraud and Independent Examination

A one hour session, in which Sarah Smith talks you through the steps independent examination can take to prevent and catch fraud.Format:WebinarA 20-30 minutes talk, followed by Q&A.
29th June Online event Funding & finance