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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
Employer's liability insurance is a legally required essential for any size of organisation.

The children’s bill must do more to protect the rights of disabled children, argues Jan Savage head of campaigns and policy at Enable Scotland.

Ewan Gurr, Scotland development officer from The Trussell Trust on why even the richest areas now need foodbanks.

Out of the ashes of the welfare state, a more modern enabling state is emerging, suggests Jenny Brotchie, policy officer at the Carnegie UK Trust.

Duncan Dunlop, chief executive of Who Cares? Scotland on why MSPs have benefited from listening to young care leavers’ experiences.

Can legislation really help to empower communities? Ian Cooke, director of the Development Trusts Association Scotland, believes so

When you hear people talk about a sense of community what does it really mean?

It's official: the bedroom tax is unworkable, probably costs more than it sets out to save and hits the most vulnerable hardest.

Karen Wright who manages the SCVO Payroll Service gives some advice to smaller voluntary organisations.

Regardless of size or purpose, all charities must overcome the most common online roadblocks, says Heather Burns, website designer and consultant.