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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.

John Dickie explains why cuts affecting the poorest members of our society risk adding £6bn to the public spending bill

The cost of a basic funeral has risen 7% year on year over the past decade

​Ewan Aitken is to take questions on new conflict resolution service

Charity calls for action over news that more than 300,000 Scots earn poverty pay

Carole Ewart, coordinator of the Human Rights Consortium Scotland, is celebrating 30 years working on human rights

Glasgow is second only to Birmingham in table of places most adversely affected by welfare reforms

​Poverty Truth Commission says families living in poverty should be included in creating policies which affect them

​Leaked documents show UK government is concerned its key welfare benefit is failing

Charity says 400 will benefit through paying the Scottish living wage