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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

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.

 
Ministers don't understand the third sector, argues Debra Allcock Tyler in response to George Osborne's fifth budget

 
John Low from the Charities Aid Foundation says there were positives for charities in the budget, but the government needs to provide more detail

 
Give More was not doomed to failure but it didn't engage either the public or the third sector

 
Nick Sladden of Baker Tilly expects to see more measures to prevent charities being used for tax avoidance in Wednesday's budget

 
Charities that continue to use cheques need to safeguard against fraud

 
Investigation launched into rising public complaints about fundraising

 
​Over £200,000 in funding has been awarded to veterans' charities and a project to commemorate the first world war

 
Europe's first ethical finance hub is set to be opened in Scotland

 
The Scottish Government has announced £2.5m funding for charities working to tackle child poverty

 
CSV has announced it is to shut 12 learning centres outside Scotland with up to 110 jobs being lost.