Community Asset Register (CAR)
17 Dec 2018
Late last year, SFRS (Scottish Fire and Rescue Service) launched a Community Asset register (CAR) across all three of Scotland's Regional Resilience Partnership areas in the North East and West of the county. Find out more about the system in this blog.
Cyber Essentials – 5 basic questions
06 Dec 2018
David McNeill, SCVO's Director of Digital, speaks about Cyber Essentials and the potential grants charities can apply for to help them receive accreditation.
VLOG: Introduction to charity investments guidance
28 Nov 2018
Julie Hutchison of Aberdeen Standard Investments introduces 'Charity Investments: Guidance and Good Practice’.
Financial governance – tips for Trustees
16 Nov 2018
In the final blog in our series celebrating Trustees Week, Jenny Simpson, Head of Charity Services at Wylie & Bisset, looks at the information Trustees need to demonstrate sound financial governance of their charity.
15 Nov 2018
In the fourth of our blogs celebrating Trustees Week, Head of Charity Services at Wylie & Bisset, Jenny Simpson, looks at the governance processes charities should consider when appointing new Trustees.
Protecting your charity tax status in one simple step
14 Nov 2018
In the third in our series of guest blogs for Trustees Week, Jenny Simpson, head of Charity Services at Wylie & Bisset, explores a relatively minor failing in governance but one which could have major implications for charities.
Trustee Governance - conflicts of interest and related party transactions
13 Nov 2018
Celebrating Trustees Week, the second in our series of guest blogs exploring common governance issues in charities, Jenny Simpson, Partner and Head of Charity Services at Wylie & Bisset LLP, looks at conflicts of interest and related transactions.
The impact of missed trustee meetings
13 Nov 2018
In the first of a series of guest blogs for Trustees Week, exploring the most common governance issues we see in charities in charities, Jenny Simpson, Partner at Wylie & Bisset LLP and Head of the specialist Charity Services team discusses attendance by Trustees at Board and Sub-Committee meetings.
New guidance launched on Charity Investments
12 Nov 2018
OSCR’s Head of Professional Advice and Intelligence, Laura Anderson talks about our first guidance on Charity investments.
Safeguarding and beyond: Working together to build good practice
19 Oct 2018
Head of Engagement Jude Turbyne talks about the collaborative work OSCR has done to increase safeguarding awareness throughout the sector and highlights some of the work that needs done in this area now and in the future.