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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.

Fraud is costing charities up to £1.9 billion a year, it has emerged

New third sector minister answers TFN's questions

Kelly Sleight explains what new procurement laws mean for the third sector

Gift Aid fraudsters jailed after HMRC investigation

UK government ministers set to offload beleaguered organisation onto Scottish Government after a catalogue of governance failures

​Documents show exactly how much charities were left out of pocket after fundraiser went bust

Margaret Birse says there's no simple answer to how much cash a charity should hold in reserve but it's important trustees set a policy

Tracey Bird gives some advice on how to make charity banking as stress free as possible

Jamie Davidson of Henderson Loggie on the ten finance and governance issues all charities and voluntary groups must be aware of

​Plastic bag levy will benefit charities