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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.

 
Annual campaign launches

 
Shelter staff say imposed pay deal leaves them unable to pay rent

 
Thousands are being forced onto pre-pay tariffs

 
Third sector support providing the difference to displaced families

 
Charity provides vital information for those worries about money, debt and bills

 
Chief executive Lyndsay Fyffe-Jardine said she was “completely floored” by the price rises. 

 
Glasgow-based charity appeals for donations to combat poverty and homelessness this Giving Tuesday

 
Shockingly, cancer death rates are 74% higher in the most deprived communities than the least deprived in Scotland.  

 
As a result of public discussions about rising energy costs 38% of adults in Scotland - an estimated 1.7million - feel anxious or worried about being able to pay their energy bills

 
The report shows that more than half of families with children in Scotland receiving Universal Credit are having their incomes reduced by the DWP to pay off these debts.