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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.

​A new law means millions of workers now have the right to ask their employers to work flexible hours for any reason

Charity regulator reveals Scottish people trust charities more now than they did three years ago

Independent schools shouldn't enjoy charity status say members of Scotland's biggest teaching union

Charity regulator reprimands Fife Animal Trust but stops short of applying for trustees to be disqualified

Survey finds people trust the royal family more than charities

Ruchir Shah, head of policy at the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) says civil society has the right to criticise bad government policy

Find out who’s going places in the third sector

​Over 150 people turned up to the first ever digital inclusion festival

A coalition of charities has responded to alleged attempts by the Westminster government to clamp down on campaigning

Jane Bruce is confused about all the lingo and the merits of the latest funding fads