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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.

​Critics round on Charity Commission chair asking him to explain his role in the UK government's recent gagging clause controversy

Philanthropy remains stable among big companies despite an overall slump in income

​Leading charity wants cats to be put on the political agenda

Problems at one of England's biggest charities

Robert Armour questions how the effectiveness of a board that has allowed its dirty laundry to be aired in the public press

Julie Hutchison examines whether Scottish charity trustees should create an investment policy statement, and gives some tips on what to include

A new third sector sustainability toolkit gives advice on how to ensure your charity continue to exist well into the future

James Jopling muses on the difficulties of working between Edinburgh and London after 15 years commuting between the two

​Head of England and Wales' Charity Commission tells groups to get their house in order

Margaret Lynch denies allegations over misuse of expenses and other financial irregularities and is seeking legal advice