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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.

Latest Opinion
Bob Scott, spokesperson for My Life, My Choice, My Death, writes in favour of the assisted suicide bill

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


Susan Smith explores the role of community health initiatives in improving the quality of life of Scotland's poorest

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


Charities can breath a sigh of relief that the replacement of stamp duty won't result in big tax bills

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

Emma Guthrie explains how Girlguiding has opened her eyes both at home and abroad

Audrey Birt believes the future is about social capital, which is why she is championing Scotland's Health and Social Care Academy