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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.

Games delivered successfully and under budget

Posted: 12 March 2015

The 2014 Commonwealth Games were successful largely thanks to effective leadership, partnership working and early planning. They were within budget and clear legacy plans are in place.

Even tougher years ahead for councils

Posted: 5 March 2015

Councils have managed financial pressures well but face increasingly difficult challenges and tough decisions to balance their budgets.

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