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The third sector in Scotland employs an estimated 138,000 people (headcount) or 83,350 Full Time Equivalent workers. This equates to 5.6% of the Scottish workforce. Around a quarter of regulated third sector organisations employ staff.
Potential impact of apprenticeship levy
- Based on 2013 data, around 73 organisations have PAYE bills greater than £3 million.
- Taking into account inflation and anticipated rising wage bills, we estimate that around 75-80 organisations will be affected, with a total estimated levy of £2.3million.