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Is social media in your charity’s DNA?

Friday November 11, 2016

OSCR's Communications Manager, Ian Grieve, highlights the importance of charities having a social media channel

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Targeting Trust

Wednesday September 14, 2016

Louise Meikleham, OSCR's Engagement Manager for Policy & Research, talks about the latest results of our Scottish Charity Survey and how we can learn from the research to help us understand the sector and shape our approach to regulating charities.

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Targeted Regulation - five months on

Wednesday August 24, 2016

Jude Turbyne, OSCR's Head of Engagement, gives an update on Targeted Regulation

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Brexit: are you a meerkat or an ostrich?

Wednesday August 10, 2016

David Robb, CEO of OSCR, talks about the Brexit referendum and how this has generated very challenging times for those entrusted with running charities.

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How to prepare for appointing a charity investment manager

Wednesday July 13, 2016

Julie Hutchison, Charities Specialist from Standard Life Wealth, talks about the kind of process a charity should follow when getting ready to appoint an investment manager.

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Fundraising regulation, bringing in the changes

Thursday July 7, 2016

Jude Turbyne, OSCR's Head of Engagement, talks about the new system of fundraising complaints in Scotland.

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Remember the ombudsman

Monday June 27, 2016

Ian Woodman, from the Financial Ombudsman Service, talks about the help charities can receive from the Financial Ombudsman Service if there are problems with the bank that can't be resolved by the charity.

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Measuring your risk maturity - specifically for charities

Wednesday May 25, 2016

Alyson Pepperill, Chair of The Charities Sector Interest group at the Institute of Risk Management, talks about a new risk maturity framework and accompanying guide.

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All change for charity accounts 4 - Volunteers, Donations from Trustees and Trustee expenses

Monday May 9, 2016

Jenny Simpson, a partner at Wylie & Bisset LLP, talks about the new SORP in relation to volunteers, donations by trustees and trustee expenses.

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All change for charity accounts 3 - new requirements relating to Key Management Personnel

Wednesday April 20, 2016

Jenny Simpson, a partner at Wylie & Bisset LLP, talks about the new charity accounting rules and the requirements in relation to Key Management Personnel remuneration.

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All change for charity accounts 2 - what's new in the Trustees' Report

Wednesday April 6, 2016

Jenny Simpson, a partner at Wylie & Bisset LLP, talks about the new SORP and impact on the Trustees' Annual Report.

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All change for charity accounts - a reminder of the 'who has to do what' rules

Monday March 21, 2016

Jenny Simpson, a partner at Wylie & Bisset LLP, talks about a new SORP for charities.

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Things are changing

Tuesday March 15, 2016

Jude Turbyne, OSCR's Head of Engagement, talks about changes affecting charities from 1st April 2016.

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Fundraising Regulation in Scotland: Your chance to comment

Tuesday February 16, 2016

Jude Turbyne, OSCR's Head of Engagement, talks about the review of fundraising in Scotland and how you can comment on the consultation.

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How the Scottish Charity Regulator has made it easy to highlight your charitable status.

Wednesday February 3, 2016

Judith Pogorzelec, OSCR's Communications & Website Officer, talks about OSCR's new charity registration logo.

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