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Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Charities and trading subsidiaries

14:00-15:00, 20th September 2021
This event took place 1 day ago
Tracey Bird

Join us for this one-hour event as SCVO Pro Bono Service partners Azets and Gillespie Macandrew look at how to set up a trading subsidiary to generate income for your charity. Tracey Bird, Information Officer, at SCVO will host this webinar and our guest panel will discuss when a charity can trade and when you may need to set up a subsidiary, legal structures, good governance and financial management, and Gift Aid and corporation tax. We will also look at when it may be appropriate to wind up a struggling trading subsidiary.


Our confirmed speakers are:

  • Scott Craig, Partner and Head of VAT, Azets
  • Lianne Lodge, Partner, Gillespie Macandrew
  • Isla Fern, Solicitor, Gillespie Macandrew
Who is the event aimed at?

This webinar is open to SCVO members and the wider voluntary sector in Scotland.  

Other Information

Get Involved: We want to make sure our panel hears about the issues affecting you and your organisation, so feel free to submit a question in the online booking form.


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