Scotland’s charity regulator has announced changes to the way it monitors and reviews the country’s 24,000 charities – and has called on the remaining 20 per cent of the sector not already signed up for its online services to make sure that they do so in the coming year. OSCR – The Office of the … Read more about Scottish charities urged to get online
Scotland’s charity regulator has today [Thursday 20 August 2015] published guidance to make it easier to understand what it takes to become a charity and to stay within the rules on public benefit. While the basic principles remain unchanged, Meeting the Charity Test has been extensively … Read more about Scottish Charity Regulator Updates Guidance
A common query for us at Senscot Legal is whether a social enterprise can be a charity or if a charity can become a social enterprise. The answer is, yes and yes! It is important to note though that a charity is a charity first and foremost and the social enterprise activity must comply with … Read more about Is charity status right for you?