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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.

Alex Johnstone says the Scottish Conservatives are making tough decisions on welfare to ensure support is there for the people who really need it

An ambitious new target has been set to massively increase the number of employers paying the living wage

Politicians must build on existing human rights legislation not erode it says commissioner

​Scottish Government will consider strengthening domestic violence legislation


Unemployment, a lack of social housing and inflation have all conspired to make young Scots most at risk of poverty, a new report reveals

UK government refuses call to cancel Work Programme and Work Choice in Scotland

150th organisation confirmed as an accredited living wage employer

Significant numbers still believe poverty is result of laziness

Victory over work capability tests