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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.

George Osborne's latest budget will push families further into poverty, say charities

Ken McIntosh MSP argues why the procurement bill can still ensure the creation of a moral economy for Scotland

Community groups can help improve lives through digital inclusion

Housing benefit, the work programme and attendance allowance would all be devolved.

Feminist organisation highlights the opportunities for greater equality for women in an independent Scotland

A new bill is to tackle human trafficking in Scotland

The new minimum wage rate won't move families out of poverty

John Dickie, director of Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland, sets out the principles that will enable Scotland to combat the scourge of poverty

English umbrella organisation says volunteering leads to paid work

​Consumer advice group welcomes new regulators payday loan review promise