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The merger of the eight fire and rescue services was managed effectively but future challenges remain

Posted: 21 May 2015

The creation of a single fire and rescue service for Scotland was managed effectively, and its performance is improving. A long-term financial strategy is now urgently needed.

Corporate plan 2015-18 published

Posted: 18 May 2015

Our corporate plan for the next three years sets out our priorities and a strategy which will help us achieve our ambition of becoming a world class audit organisation that improves the use of public money.

Colleges coped well with significant reforms but still face challenges

Posted: 2 April 2015

Scotland's colleges maintained sound finances and learning while undergoing significant reforms. The sector must now prepare to address future challenges as these changes continue to take effect.

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