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Supporting Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Our prices

Did you know that SCVO can help to deliver key services within your organisation? Our friendly, professional teams can provide affordable support and bags of expertise to help your voluntary organisation run smoothly, allowing you to focus on making the biggest impact possible.

What’s included
  • Processing of:
    • Basic payroll
    • Components/deductions
    • Pension contributions
    • Pension auto-enrolment
  • Secure online payslips
  • Payment of statutory payments
  • GDPR compliant encrypted management reports
  • All Real Time Information (RTI) submissions
  • BACSTEL-IP payment system
  • HMRC payments
  • Helpline
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Cost (as of 1 April 2024)

Payroll service setup fee:
FREE for SCVO members
£50 for non-members

Price per employee setup:

Monthly admin fee:

Price per payslip processed:

Learn more about our Payroll services

What's included
  • Desk space
  • Heating
  • Electricity
  • Shared meeting space
  • Cleaning
Additional services can include
  • Managed IT
  • Laptop rental
  • Telecoms options
Managed desks

Where you pay for a desk, chair, and internet, with a pedestal or locker

Mansfield Traquair Centre

32 managed desks

Fairways House

33 managed desks

Edward House

16 managed desks

Brunswick House

22 managed desks

Office space

Standalone space for your organisation for which you’ll pay rent and utilities

Mansfield Traquair Centre

15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB

Fairways House

Fairways Business Park, Slackbuie Avenue, Inverness IV2 6AA

Edward House

199 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3EX

Brunswick House

51 Wilson Street, Glasgow G1 1UZ

Please contact our team for our Workspace availability.
Call 0800 169 0022 or email

What’s included
  • Fully Managed IT support
  • Specialised advice on cloud services
  • Support to find and buy the best equipment and software
  • Help with switching to new computers and systems
  • Responsive helpdesk
  • Proactive tools, monitoring and security
  • Project management and delivery
  • Fixed monthly fee based on the services managed by SCVO

Learn more about Managed IT

We can help you with
  • managing long-term sickness
  • redundancies and changing terms and conditions of employment
  • reviewing and developing employment policies
  • recruitment issues and recruiting for the first time
  • team dynamics, conflict management and grievances

Choose from our service options…

EveryoneSCVO MemberSCVO Member with HR Service SubscriptionHR Service Subscription without SCVO membership
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Access to all exclusive HR guides, resources and templates
Bespoke, 1-to-1 support with an HR expert
FreeIncluded in your membership benefits£500 (+VAT)£750 (+VAT)
Members receive a 33% discount on the full-price cost

Find out more about our HR Service

Online courses

Our online courses vary in structure and length, with all classes delivered on weekdays and numbers kept small to allow learners to have the best learning experience.

Online course lengthMember rateNon-member rate
1 session (3 hours)£80£120
2 sessions (6 hours)£115£185
3 sessions (9 hours)£175£255
1 day (6 hours)£115£185
6 sessions (16 hours)*£555£625
*Blocks of 6 sessions take place at the following times: 4 x 10am-1pm and 2 x 10am-12pm
In-house training

In-house training is a cost-effective alternative to refresh existing knowledge and upskill a group of staff at the same time.

In-house course lengthMember rate**Non-member rate**
1 session (2 hours)£350£375
1 x 3 hour course£625£675
2 x 3 hour course£975£995
1 day (6 hours)£975£995
2 days (12 hours)£1,950£2,250
** Actual in-house training rates are based on development time, membership status, size of organisation, number of sessions and number of learners

For more accurate costings, please contact

Learn more about our training

PackageCost per advertSaving
Single advert for £230£230
5 adverts for £950£190£200
10 adverts for £1,750£175£550
15 adverts for £2,400£160£1,050
20 adverts for £2,980£149£1,620
25 adverts for £3,600£144£2,150
30 adverts for £4,175£139£2,730
50 adverts for £6,250£125£5,250
Unlimited for £10,000Progressively diminishingUnlimited

If you’d like to speak with our Goodmoves team, please email

TFN The voice of Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Advertising in TFN is an effective way to get your message in front of the people that matter. Whether you want to advertise in the TFN magazine, email bulletins, website or all three, we can tailor an advertising package for you.

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TFN online magazineTFN websiteTFN e-bulletin
1,000+ articles annually1 million views annually6,300 subscribers
Advertising opportunities
Strip ads and mid-page rectangles are available on the website and email bulletins
Magazine advert sizes range from an eighth of a page to a full page

For more information or to book contact Alison Fraser:
0141 946 8708