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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.

Myles Fitt: the harshness and immediacy of the Council Tax collection process is not well known

Many of the problems that people bring to the CAB, particularly debt, spring from, or are exacerbated by, issues with gambling

The third sector’s economic contribution and development seems to be too often overlooked

There’s no shame in having debt, and it’s completely understandable to be stressed and anxious about it

Anna Byatt on the power of participation

Derek Mitchell on how debt touches every aspect of our lives

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