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Fundraising and COVID-19

Monday November 23, 2020

Jude Turbyne, OSCR's Senior Manager: Policy and Improvement, talks about the impact of COVID-19 and fundraising on charities.

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Scottish Veterans Fund Opens

Tuesday October 13, 2020

Ally Forrester talks about the Scottish Veterans Fund which was launched last month.

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Building on trust

Monday September 28, 2020

OSCR Data and Research Manager Louise Meikleham reflects on the findings from our Public and Charity Surveys 2020.

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Where are the Trustees in the Trustees Annual Report

Wednesday September 16, 2020

In this blog, Evaluation Support Scotland (ESS) Director Steven Marwick shares how their trustees got involved in shaping their Trustees' Annual Report.

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Charities and going concern: the whole story

Wednesday September 9, 2020

Christine Scott, Head of Charities and Pensions at ICAS, talks about new guidance for charities on going concern.

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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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