RESOURCES AND GUIDES

74 resources found

Community Asset Transfer – Summary

Summary guidance for community groups and organisations looking to take ownership of assets currently controlled by local authorities. Link to Scot Gov.

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Community Asset Transfers

Procedure to transfer assets to community organisations wishing to take them over for the benefit of their community. Link to D&G Council.

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Seven duties of a company director

These statutory duties are owed by each director to the company and form the basis of what being a company director is all about. Link to Gov.uk.

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Fundraising Guidance

Guidance on the law around fundraising and how the self-regulation system works in Scotland and rest of the UK. Link to OSCR.

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Charities and Trading

This Guide looks at the main ways a charity can trade and what charity trustees need to consider. Link to OSCR.

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Annual monitoring

It is a legal requirement for all charities to send a copy of their accounts to OSCR. What do you need to send?

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Changes or reorganisation – what OSCR needs to know

Changes that need consent from OSCR, those that require notification, and others you can just make. Link to OSCR.

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Good Governance

Discover the elements that, when handled properly, make for good governance in a charity or third sector organisation. Link to OSCR.

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Guidance and good practice for Charity Trustees

Meet legal requirements, ensure your charity is well-run, and avoid some of the common problems that can arise. Link to OSCR

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What is an Unincorporated Association?

Voluntary or unincorporated association: a further guide to help you decide on the structure of your organisation. Link to SCVO.

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Roles and responsibilities of a Governing Body

A detailed guide to make yourself familiar with the duties and liabilities associated with the role of being on a Governing Body. Link to SCVO.

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Meeting the charity test: Guidance

To be a Scottish charity or a charity registered in Scotland your organisation must pass the charity test. Link to OSCR.

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