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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.

Richard Hamer says the ball is in the court of Scotland's charities when it comes to setting up a new regulatory system north of the border

Scottish social enterprises are being encouraged to enter a global competition with a top prize of $1 million

​Survey reveals Scots attitudes towards remembrance are as strong as ever

Gillian Harkness looks at the Charity Commission and OSCR to see which system is most likely to uncover bad practise and avoid another Kids Company

Charity awareness monitor survey found 45% of those asked said they trust charities “not much” or “very little”

​Celtic FC refuse to become an official living wage employer despite paying the rate to all staff

Two Scottish third sector leaders have won places in the prestigious 2016 Clore Social Leadership programme

It's trustees week, so TFN looks back on five recent occasions when charity trustees really messed up and what can be learned from their mistakes

Debbie Shields believes existing trustees should consider five key elements before recruiting a new board member