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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.

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Susan Smith explains why TFN and SCVO are surveying third sector staff about their jobs

Tracey Bird explains how charity trustees can avoid their organisations hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons

ACOSVO initiative enters new phase with Scottish Government funding to boost leadership capacity across all sectors


Claire Carpenter on how to nurture and encourage social change

​Martin Stepek on positive attitudes and mindful thinking

Pauline Hinchion questions why most third sector organisations bank unquestioningly with mainstream banks


Shulah Allan looks ahead to 2015 and explains why it could be just as momentous a year for the third sector as 2014

Jane Bruce looks back on the last 12 months and the ways in which she has turned into a social leader