SQA Expenditure 2013-14

SQA - Return for the accounting period 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014

The Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (PSRA) came into force on 1 October 2010. Sections 31 to 32 of the Act, places duties on listed public bodies to provide and publish information on expenditure and certain other matters. The Act requires the SQA, along with other public bodies, to publish information on.

Expenditure in relation to:

The expenditure information, to be disclosed under the requirements of the PSRA 2010 Act, is provided for each of the categories noted below where relevant:

Public Relations

Includes marketing, advertising campaigns, media relations, design, external events, conferences and exhibitions, sponsorship, publications and media planning.

Public Relations
Core activity and other income generating activity 1,145,975
Programme grant activity 454,152
Total Spend 1,600,128

Overseas Travel

Overseas Travel
Core activity 18,265
Programme grant activity 6,072
Other Income generating activity 389,202
Total Spend 413,539

Hospitality and Entertainment

Hospitality and Entertainment
Core activity 1,682
Programme grant activity 9,385
Other Income generating activity 421
Total Spend 11,488

External Consultancy

External Consultancy
Core activity 51,346
Programme grant activity 0
Other Income generating activity 57,665
Total Spend 109,011

Payments with a Value in Excess of £25,000

Payments with a Value in Excess of £25,000
See separate schedule (229 KB) specifying the amount of each individual payment in excess of £25,000, the payee, the date paid, the subject matter and the activity category.  
Total Spend 25,825,823

Remuneration in Excess of £150,000

Members or Employees who received remuneration in Excess of £150,000
No member or employee received this level of remuneration.

Sustainable Growth and Efficiency, Effectiveness & Economy

A statement for each of the above is provided in the SQA's annual report and accounts (1.03 MB).