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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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One in ten charities reported fraud last year. Campbell McLundie of Scott-Moncrieff says charities need to be more diligent

 
Dan Corry from New Philanthropy Capital sees public attitudes to charities improving but organisations still need to work together

 
Charlotte Bray believes change is as good as a rest in the charity world

 
Peter Scott, chief executive of Enable Scotland, writes about taking part in a debate at the Gathering with Alistair Darling.

 
Michelle McCrindle, chief executive of Food Train, spoke at the Gathering, following Alex Salmond's speech on the third sector in an independent Scotland.

 
Jane Bruce quit her job as director of Venture Scotland to become a Clore Social Leadership fellow. Her TFN blog follows her through the highs and lows.

 
Jobs & Business Glasgow's Clare Ferry outlines just how valuable a board can be to a social enterprise

 
Adrienne Airlie argues charities should respond to recent negative media coverage of the role of trustees with a robust approach to governance

 
Susan Smith, editor of TFN explores the ethics of embracing citizen reporting.

 
As the independence referendum looms, charities should be aware of the dangers of discriminating against staff members for political beliefs