The Cup Trust: Would OSCR pierce the ‘Corporate-McVeil’?

Background The Charity Commission for England and Wales opened its inquiry into The Cup Trust in April 2013. Almost five years on, the inquiry is still open. Arguably, one of...

Family Businesses and Data Protection

The purpose of this article is to summarise some of the key points arising from the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which come into force on 25th May 2018. Background...

Forestry Update: April 2018

MSPs have voted to pass the first forestry legislation since Scottish Parliament reconvened in 1999, as part of a larger programme of work to complete devolution of forestry to Scotland....

Governance and GDPR

Charity trustees are responsible for the governance of their charities. Broadly, that includes setting the charity’s strategic aims, providing leadership to put them into effect and monitoring the management of...

How to manage your GDPR data audit

Many charities are making final preparations for GDPR by finalising their data audits and reviewing their policies and procedures. But if this has felt like too big a task until...

GDPR Common Queiries and Practical Tips for Fundraising Charities

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement date only a few weeks away, here is a summary of queries we have received and some practical guidance on becoming compliant....

Turcan Connell's Charity of the Year 2017/2018

Year 2 of our Charity of the Year programme has been a great success. Our relationship with CCLASP – Children with Cancer & Leukaemia Advice & Support for Parents –...