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OSCR publishes latest decisions in schools review

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 11 2013

We have written before about OSCR's ongoing review of the charitable status of fee-charging schools in Scotland. Today, it has issued its latest

Charitable legacies: tips for charities

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 7 2012

Recent statistics show that despite 74 of the UK population supporting charities, only 7 currently leave a charitable legacy in their Wills

Are your charity's funds restricted?

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 9 2012

The Charities Restricted Funds Reorganisation (Scotland) Regulations 2012 came into force on 1 November 2012

Data protection for charities: don't stick your head in the sand!

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 9 2012

In the summer, we wrote an article for our website about the duty imposed on charities where they deal with ‘personal data’, and advising that the Information Commissioner ("ICO") had issued a reminder for charities to carry out their own ‘health check’ of their data protection policies and practices

Did you know this week is Trustees’ Week?

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 9 2012

There are currently over 23,000 charities in Scotland, and a total of over 150,000 Trustees

Banking for charities: new guide

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 30 2012

The British Bankers' Association and the Charity Finance Group have together recently published a free guide for people who manage the finances of charities

Information Commissioner issues £70,000 fine to charity for data protection breach

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 11 2012

We wrote an article recently about the duty imposed on charities where they deal with ‘personal data’, and advising that the Information Commissioner had issued a reminder for charities to carry out their own ‘health check’ of their data protection policies and practices

OSCR to review all charitable independent schools

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 16 2012

Scottish Charity Regulator (“OSCR”) has announced plans to review the charitable status of all of the independent schools which it regulates

Charitable independent schools to be reviewed by OSCR

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 15 2012

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (“OSCR”) has announced plans to review the charitable status of all of the independent schools which it regulates

Data protection time for charities to have a check up?

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 14 2012

Charities frequently handle sensitive information but the ICO fears charities may face difficulties when it comes to handling this information in a way which complies with the Data Protection Act 1988