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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.

Almost half of UK charities lack basic digital skills, a new report has revealed

VIDEO: Members of the Edinburgh social enterprise hub talk about how it has supported the sector over the last nine years

​Chris Smith, partner at law firm Gillespie Macandrew, on the benefits of social enterprise for both business and the community

Social Investment Scotland has reported its customers have seen their turnover and the number of jobs they provide increase for the fifth year in a row

Shabnum Mustapha highlights some of the cases when the Advertising Standards Agency had to rule against charity adverts


The Lens has worked with three major Scottish voluntary organisations in the last year to support their staff to create innovative projects

Let's get our act together - and stand up against those who want to silence charities

Sector was treated harshly after Olive Cook's death, it's been argued - now it's time to move forward