SCVO pushes third sector involvement in human rights

Scotland’s sector body SCVO has launched a #RightApproach campaign, promoting human rights in the third sector.

The introductory article looks at why now, which appears to be largely down to the  UK Government reaffirming plans to press ahead with a British Bill of Rights, replacing the 1998 Human Rights Act.

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Reminder, and advice, for small charities on pension auto-enrolment

Charity Finance Group have written a “refresh” blog on pension auto-enrolment for small and micro charities which are coming up to their staging dates.

“All charities that have at least one paid worker will have automatic enrolment duties. Charities need to assess their staff, put those who meet certain criteria into a pension scheme (and make contributions to it), tell them what you’ve done, and complete a declaration of compliance.”

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Blogs on NI charity reporting, data protection

A couple of new blog platforms/articles of interest around charity admin and management.

Impact of new data protection rules

On Scotland’s Third Force News, a partner at MacRoberts LLP has already written an overview of the new general data protection regulation (GDPR) and the potential impact it may have on the third sector – ‘Brexit doesn’t mean charities can forget about data protection‘. She now takes a closer look at the impact of the GDPR on fundraising and marketing.

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