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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.

Better reporting and scrutiny needed for council borrowing

Posted: 19 March 2015

Councils are meeting professional requirements but need to do more to set out the longer term implications of borrowing and other debt on their finances.

Fast changing environment for public finances strengthens need for transparent and comprehensive reporting

Posted: 17 March 2015

A substantially changed environment for public finances means that the case for financial transparency within a robust fiscal framework has never been stronger.

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