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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.

Poverty in the UK costs the average taxpayer £1,200 a year, a major new report has found

A process has begun which could present a historic chance to shape a new, humane social security system

A welfare activist claims he is the victim of a “political attack” after fracas at disability assessment centre

A mum whose soldier son was killed in Iraq is backing a fundraising campaign to have Tony Blair prosecuted

MPs are expected to vote for the replacement of the UK's aging Trident nuclear weapons system when they vote on Monday.

Organisers “stand together” with French team competing at Gasgow tournament

Holes in the social security net meant to cradle the most vulnerable are plunging people into misery and hunger, CAS report finds

The majority of people in the UK think charities are in the best position to speak up for vulnerable citizens

Jobs haven’t suffered as a result of the introduction of the Westminster government’s National Living Wage (NLW), a think tank survey has found

The government has admitted that it will not end fuel poverty this year as estimates suggest a third of Scots still struggle to heat their homes