Flashcards in Types Of Organisation 3 Deck (11):
What is the public sector ?
The public sector is local governments ( counsils) that are set up by central government, Scottish Parliament. Services are run by managers and employees.
What are the functions of the Local Government?
Housing, finance, planning and transport, social work, education, environmental services.
What is the Local Government finance ?
Council tax, government grants, non- domestic rates, the sales assets.
What is a Public Corporation?
It has a separate legal identity to their owners Government. However the local government appoints a board to run the organisation - EG BBC, POST OFFICE, ROAYAL MINT AND CHANNEL 4.
How are charities financed?
Government grants, lottery grants, donations form companies or the public and profits form charity shops. THE ARE EXEMPT FROM MOST TAXES .
What are the aims and objectives of a charity?
Provide a service
Fund medical research
Provide protection for the vulnerable.
How do Voluntary Organisations financed?
They are run and staffed by volunteers. They are run by a committee of elected volunteers.
They are financed by APPLYING FOR GRANTS FROM THE LOTTERY, SPORTS, COUNCIL OR LOCAL AUTHORITIES.
THEY CAN ALSO CHAGRE A FEE IF PEOPLE WANT TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THIER ORGANISATION OR USE THIER FACILITIES.
What is a social Enterprise ?
A social enterprise is a business that has a social and or am environmental purpose. It has a clear sense of its social mission p. There are many different types of social enterprise. Examples : the big issue, the Eden project.
What are the aims and objectives of a social Enterprise?
Have a clear social and environmental mission
Generate the majority of THIER income though trade buying and selling
Be accountable and transparent.
How are Social Enterprises financed?