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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.

Chief Encounters: Marc Lambert

Move will impact on council services

Uncertainty what will happen after Brexit has resulted in VSO moving posts elsewhere

​Furious response from body representing Scotland's independent schools

Susan Smith believes the time has come to remove charitable status from private schools and council run bodies

​Lack of skills, understanding and expertise means charities are vulnerable when it comes to IT security

The Rainbow Muslim Women's Group is set to add its first paid employee

Members of the public showing a strong interest in charity accounts, now OSCR publishes them on its website


Third sector hails move to retain business rates relief for genuine charities while removing it for controversial bodies such as private schools