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An unequal picture – the impact of COVID-19 on Scottish Charities

Friday August 7, 2020

OSCR Policy and Research Engagement Manager Louise Meikleham reflects on the full data tables from our survey on the impact of COVID-19 on Scottish charities.

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New protocol for land owning charities

Wednesday July 8, 2020

Sally Reynolds from the Land Commission talks about a new protocol that sets out the practical expectations for charities owning land in Scotland

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Fraud and Foundations

Monday July 6, 2020

Emma Hutchins from the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) talks about their new guidance tackling grant fraud.

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COVID-19 causing disagreement and conflict? We are here to help!

Monday May 18, 2020

May Millward, from Scottish Mediation, talks about the challenges of COVID-19 for work teams, charities and businesses and how mediation can help

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Charity annual reports and accounts – reading them through the right lens

Friday May 15, 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on a charity’s finances mean that they are unlikely to look similar or comparable to previous years. It is very important for anyone reading the accounts to understand the differences, particularly when considering potential donations or other funding. In this blog, OSCR’s Head of Professional Advice and Intelligence Laura Anderson explains how to read these reports and accounts through the right lens.

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Giving Funds: A great way to support the COVID-19 response

Wednesday April 22, 2020

Val Surgenor talks about supporting charities by giving money and what to consider when thinking about where and how to give money.

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Serious and Organised Crime Taskforce Resource

Wednesday March 11, 2020

Jim Hislop talks about the Serious and Organised Crime Taskforce Resource and the help needed to refresh the resource.

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What will be discussed in the 'Strengthening Scotland’s charity sector' event at The Gathering 2020

Friday January 31, 2020

This joint blog from OSCR, SCVO and the Scottish Government outlines what each organisation will bring to the event.

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ACOSVO's Leadership Jobs Board

Wednesday December 4, 2019

ACOSVO's Member Services Manager, Phili Wetton, talks about the new service which was launched in September.

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Why is the Charity Regulator talking about freedom of information?

Thursday November 21, 2019

Caroline Monk, OSCR's Engagement Manager for Policy and Guidance explains why it is important for charities to get involved with the Scottish Government's FOI consultation.

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