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Mediation - how can it help your charity?

Tuesday April 11, 2017

May Millward, Project Officer at Scottish Mediation, talks about how mediation can help charities resolve a dispute or disagreement.

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What’s so special about fundraising in Scotland?

Tuesday March 21, 2017

Alison Elliot, Chair of the Independent Fundraising Standards and Adjudication Panel for Scotland, speaks about what’s characteristic about the Scottish fundraising scene.

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Telling your story: Making the Trustees’ Annual Report work for your charity

Monday February 27, 2017

Head of Professional Advice and Intelligence, Laura Anderson, gives advice on what makes a good Trustees' Annual Report.

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Charities can lead from the front on Living Wage

Friday February 24, 2017

Lynn Anderson is a Living Wage accreditation officer for the Scottish Living Wage Accreditation Initiative. Her work includes a specific focus on Third Sector.

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Social Investment - A Good Investment?

Monday February 20, 2017

Pauline Hinchion, Director of the Scottish Community Re: Investment Trust (SCRT), continues to talk about Social Investment in her 2nd blog for OSCR.

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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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