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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.

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What are the functions of the Local Government?

Housing, finance, planning and transport, social work, education, environmental services.

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What is the Local Government finance ?

Council tax, government grants, non- domestic rates, the sales assets.

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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.

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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 .

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What are the aims and objectives of a charity?

Provide a service
Relive poverty
Fund medical research
Provide protection for the vulnerable.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How are Social Enterprises financed?

Grants
Loans
Equity finance
Community finance.

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What are the business objectives ?

Sales maximisation + Profit maximisation
Growth and survival
Social responsibility and customer satisfaction
Market share and enterprise + Managerial objectives
Provision of a service