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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
 
Sarah Jane Laing believes both community and private ownership are essential parts of the diverse pattern of land ownership in Scotland

 
Jim Sweeney, chief executive of YouthLink Scotland, examines the impact of the new National Youth Work Strategy ahead of a debate in the Scottish Parliament

 
Maureen O’Neill explains why a century after the start of the First World War, it is important to ensure a strong European Union

 
Dr Hany El-Banna argues that overemphasising the link between charities and extremism has a devastating impact on the vital work of Islamic charities

 
Robert Armour argues that stigmatising the poor has a wide reaching impact on society as a whole

 
Controversy over the the bedroom tax is clouding other equally important housing issues

 
Colin MacLean explains why Scotland needs the Partnership Commission on Childcare Reform

 
Amanda Ariss argues that the third sector is failing to take the lead in promoting equality and human rights issues

 
Gavin Corbett hates kilts and doesn't vote SNP but here he explains why he's a proud member of Third Sector Yes

 
Debbie McIlwraith outlines some of the issues Scottish charities should be considering in the run up to the independence referendum vote in September