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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.

To coincide with an important Scottish parliamentary debate, Ruth Maguire MSP write on why charities are #NeverMoreNeeded

Duncan Thorp says social enterprises can play a vital role in helping to get people back into work post-coronavirus

Shirley-Anne Somerville details progress made in creating Scotland's new social security system

TFN editor Graham Martin says we must not allow Johnson and the UK Tory government to appropriate Build Back Better

Jo Anderson argues more than six months of Coronavirus has exposed the holes in Scotland's faltering mental health system just when it is Never More Needed

Disability employment: the fight for equality continues says Michael McEwan

Duncan Thorp considers whether social enterprises need to do more to ensure they are embracing diversity and inclusion

Freelance journalist and disability campaigner Michael McEwan says it is vital that disabled people are getting the information they need during coronavirus

Jackie Brock has spoken in support of the charity, which is facing horrific online abuse, and says it is vital that inclusive education continues in schools

Douglas Guest looks at what needs to happen now to create a better society post-Covid