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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.

 
Scottish CND has hit out at the UK government’s announcement that £500 million will be spent on the nuclear sub base at Faslane

 
A charity is getting set to relaunch as it launches a bid to stave off closure

 
All benefits sanctions should be stopped until there is a radical reform of the system says MP

 
​Sanctions appear arbitrary but are being driven by targets imposed on Jobcentre managers by the DWP

 
Third sector leaders debate whether Scottish charities are serving the public well enough

 
​The less well off you are the more you pay, a new report finds

 
DWP call centre advisers get training on how to counsel suicidal claimants amid increasing benefit cuts

 
Members of the public are being asked to take part in a forum looking at replacements to the Council Tax

 
Scotland’s workers are caught in cruel trap of low wages and poor working conditions, a new report claims

 
Graham Martin on Kezia Dugdale's challenge to civil society