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TRIO of SCIO – learn how to form/convert to  a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation
TRIO of SCIO – learn how to form/convert to  a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation

TRIO of SCIO – learn how to form/convert to  a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation

  19/01/2023

  10am - 12.30pm


TRIO of SCIO – learn how to form/convert to  a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation

3 in-person morning workshops held at Engage Renfrewshire

10 Falcon Crescent, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA3 1NS – please ensure you can attend all 3 before signing up.

Thursday 10.00 – 12.30pm 19th & 26th January and 2nd February 2023.

Workshops will cover the following:

Session 1  - SCIOs Explained

This workshop provides an in-depth look at the SCIO (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation), a legal form for charities with a head office in Scotland.  The workshop will focus on the key features as well as provide guidance on how you form a new SCIO or convert your existing charity into a SCIO.  The workshop will highlight the considerations during the lifecycle of a SCIO from incorporation to wind up.    It will also provide practical information about the application to become a SCIO. 

Session 2 - Trustee Roles and Responsibilities

This workshop will explore up-to-date Scottish charity legislation regarding trustee’s roles and responsibilities. The workshop will explore some of the other specific duties that apply to Trustees and what makes an effective trustee.   The workshop will also set out best practice when it comes to managing your charity. 

 

             Session 3 - Charity Trading

This workshop will look the rules on charitable trading, the tax and charity law position, as well as exploring the use of trading subsidiaries in line with charity law and the governance considerations needed.  In particular:  -

  • when a charity can, and cannot trade
  • what is primary purpose trading
  • key features of a wholly owned, non-charitable trading subsidiary
  • practical issues around tax, risk management and governance

To register please sign up on Eventbrite Here – due to way Eventbrite is set up you will need to register for each date (this will ensure you receive reminders too nearer the time)


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