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OSCR Present Summary Report of Scottish Charity Governance

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“As we develop our reviews for the future, this new report provides a summary of our experience and we hope it will be a useful reference document for charities on key aspects of regulation and governance” – OSCR chief executive David Robb

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We Over 700 Voluntary Sector Jobs Created in Scotland Through Parliament Employment Scheme

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An employment scheme launched by the Scottish Parliament with the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has seen 766 jobs
in the voluntary sector filled by young people.

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Scottish Charities Lost £96m in 2009/10, Research Reveals

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Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations publishes data alongside new State of the Sector report that finds a quarter of charities north of the border have reduced in size

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Regulation Has Positive Impact, Says Survey by Scottish Charity Regulator OSCR

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An independent report published yearlier this year has found that regulation encourages confidence in the Scottish charity sector, with 95% of the public in Scotland saying that the role of the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator is ‘essential’ or ‘important’.

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