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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.

Call to end low wage and zero-hours contract culture

Charity report uncovers the shocking extent of food bank use

An group of experts has recommended Scotland create its own welfare system regardless of the outcome of September's independence referendum

A new economic model would give support to those who need it most, says left-wing thinktank

Despite evidence pointing to a direct link between foodbanks and benefits cuts, UK ministers continue to deny responsibility say MPSs

Fathers need more recognition of their parenting role both at work and home

Child poverty charity says Westminster and Scottish governments need to do more to help poor families who can't survive on benefits

​The Scottish Parliament's welfare reform committee is seeking people with experience of Personal Independence Payment to tell MSPs their story