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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.

Alongside the cost of living crisis, many of the countries where the charity works are impacted by conflict, climate change and the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Oxfam report shows that there has been barely any progress to cut wealth inequality in Scotland

Charities, including Care4Calais, applied for permission to appeal the courts judgement, which has now been granted.

As winter bites Scots can't afford to heat and eat

First TFN mag of the year looks at industrial relations in the charity sector

Food Train’s rejected funding application to Glasgow City Council was for a three-year package of support made up of around £150,000 each year until 2026.

Workers at Shelter took part in strike action late last year, with more than 600 staff taking part in the walkout. 

Cyrenians will welcome Mr MacLean after ten years as director of finance at Edinburgh University Students’ Association. 

The Energy Bill Relief Scheme currently runs until the end of March, and is now set to be replaced by the Energy Bill Discount Scheme (EBDS) from April 1. 

An MP called the forced switch "morally repugnant"