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Considerations around the Energy Performance Certificate and agricultural tenancies

The current Energy Performance Certificate (“EPC”) requirements are set out in regulations from 2008, and provide information on how energy efficient a building

Gillespie Macandrew supports Figures of Speech event as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022

Leading Scottish law firm, Gillespie Macandrew announces its support for a literary event celebrating friendship as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories.

Charities: Top 5 tips for your articles

Our top 5 tips on what a charity should be considering for its articles.

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23 June 2022 | Time to read: 2 mins

Gillespie Macandrew supports Figures of Speech event as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022

By Lianne Lodge

Leading Scottish law firm, Gillespie Macandrew announces its support for a literary event celebrating friendship as part of Scotland’s Year...

23 June 2022 | Time to read: 4 mins

Charities: Top 5 tips for your articles

By Lianne Lodge

Our top 5 tips on what a charity should be considering for its articles.

20 June 2022 | Time to read: 3 mins

Greater transparency from the UK’s grant-making Trusts & Foundations

Grant making trusts and foundations are an often misunderstood constituency of the UK charity sector, but certainly not one to...

08 February 2022 | Time to read: 6 mins

07 February 2022 | Time to read: 3 mins

When the conduct of a Trustee reflects on a charity

By Lianne Lodge

It is important that the other Trustees have the ability to take matters into their own hands to protect the...

14 January 2022 | Time to read: 1 min

Gillespie Macandrew advises Johnson and Johnson Foundation Scotland on New US$30 Million Impact Fund

By Ross MacRae

Gillespie Macandrew advises Johnson and Johnson Foundation Scotland on New US$30 Million Impact Fund

10 January 2022 | Time to read: 3 mins

New Year’s resolutions for charities

By Lianne Lodge

One thing the charity trustees should consider adding to their resolutions is to complete a health check of the charity’s...

17 November 2021 | Time to read: 5 mins

Key points of consideration for charities acquiring property

By Kevin Sturgeon

Key points of consideration for charities acquiring property.

10 November 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

Charity Data Breaches

By Ruth Weir

Charities are reminded of the importance of keeping personal data secure after the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) imposed fines on...

09 November 2021 | Time to read: 5 mins

When is it the right time to wind up a charity?

By Lianne Lodge

Charities whose original aim has been satisfied or perhaps no longer able to provide the service - is now the...

14 June 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

As a trustee, how should you deal with potentially tainted donations?

Guest Article from Tom Murray - In 2019 the National Portrait Gallery severed its links with the controversial Sackler Trust...

04 June 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

Top tips for transferring your charity

By Lianne Lodge

There are several reasons why a charitable organisation may wish to transfer operations and assets to another charity and the...

20 January 2021 | Time to read: 1 min

Cross Border Charities

By Lianne Lodge

Charity law is not consistent throughout the United Kingdom and there are different regulating bodies and legislation governing the various...

21 April 2020 | Time to read: 2 mins

Advised on the creation of a new charity supporting patients and their families in the wake of Covid-19

By Lianne Lodge

The charities team, with support from charity regulator, OSCR advised on the creation of a new charitable body.

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