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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
 
Pat Thornhill chats about the joys of volunteering with the Dogs Trust

 
Scotland’s third sector is a vibrant and diverse feature of Scotland’s economy, employing 138,000 and managing assets of £9 billion

 
Third sector organisations want to see a much bigger role for the sector

 
Scottish people are healthier than ever before, unless they are poor, argues Ian Welsh, chief executive of the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland

 
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

 
The decision to uphold St Margaret’s adoption agency's appeal was a significant moment in the story of Scottish charity law.

 
We’ve all got a role to play in giving Scotland’s children the best start in life says Sally Ann Kelly

 
The influence that some industries seem to have over public policy should be of concern to us all.

 
Every six years it’s the same story: delays in European funding mean a funding hiatus that threatens projects, jobs and in some cases whole organisations.