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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.

 
​Following mounting pressure Open Secret chair Bruce Hotchkies, criticised for being a member of shock rock band Thunderfuck and the Deadly Romantics, has quit

 
Justice secretary is the latest Westminster figure to hit out at charities

 
​Commission for Local Democracy on plans to bring power closer to the people

 
Calum Irving sat on the Commissioning on Strengthening Local Democracy and believes institutions must learn to trust each other to govern effectively locally

 
Open Secret has defended the appointment of Bruce Hotchkies as its chairman despite him being the frontman of a shock rock band

 
A government report has outlined recommendations for workers in private and public industries to strive for better practice

 
A £2m grant fund will provide opportunities for 400 interns to help promote business growth within Scottish voluntary organisations

 
Angela Morgan explains why learning to trust potential partners is essential for the development of strong third sector services