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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.

 
Fiona King argues that the 2024/25 Scottish Budget misses a critical opportunity to make further progress on child poverty

 
We are sending too many to prison and our overcrowded facilities are doing little to help rehabilitate offenders, argues Annie Mauger-Thompson

 
Erica Young: "do we believe a person’s ability to secure a job is enhanced or diminished by hunger?"

 
Ensuring your organisation is prepared for a cyber attack is easier than you might think

 
Scotland’s 2021 AI strategy set a bold ambition, to become a leader in “trustworthy, ethical, and inclusive AI.”  What does this mean for social enterprises in Scotland? 

 
Citizens Advice Scotland's recent campaign on energy bills, Worried this Winter?, ended on Wednesday.

 
Our workforce makes a huge contribution across Scotland, offering a lifeline to people, families, and communities as the cost-of-living crisis bites. This lifeline shouldn’t need to be extended to voluntary sector staff. 

 

 
Increased demand must be met by increased funding, says Derek Mitchell

 
“There’s hope, but we need speedy change”: Anna Fowlie on the recent Civil Society Summit held by Labour leader Keir Starmer