Charity Trustee and Governance Series 2018 – The Annual Trustees’ Report with OSCR

Tuesday 7:45 am | 27th February 2018

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This is the second event in our 2018 Charity Trustee and Governance series of seminars. See the first, on GDPR, here.

The Trustees’ Annual Report (TAR): Good practice and guidance is aimed at small and medium charities that usually prepare Receipts and Payments accounts. It lets charity trustees know their legal responsibilities when producing a TAR and how it can be used to tell the story of the charity. The guidance tells trustees:

  • What a trustees’ annual report is,
  • What the law says it must contain and
  • How you can use it to benefit your charity.

OSCR Head of Professional Advice and Intelligence, Laura Anderson, said,

‘Charities come in all shapes and sizes and will have many different ways of communicating with the public.  Making sure that you are clearly explaining to your supporters, beneficiaries and the wider public what you do and what difference it is making can help you build the strong relationships you need to continually develop your organisation.

‘There is one tool that every charity can use to show how good they are at what they do. This is the Trustees’ Annual Report (TAR) – the narrative part of your annual report and accounts that will help make sense of the numbers.’

‘We encourage anyone who needs support producing a TAR to read this guidance thoroughly. Following this guidance should allow you to create something that really tells your charity’s story.’

Laura Anderson, Head of Professional Advice & Intelligence at OSCR will provide an update on the Annual Trustees’ Report including how to write it and how to stick to the OSCR guidance.

Date: Tuesday 27th February
Topic: The Trustees’ Annual Report
Speaker: Laura Anderson, OSCR
Doors open: 7.45am
Event begins: 8am
Event close: 9am
Venue: Chiene + Tait, 61 Dublin Street, Edinburgh EH3 6NL
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This event will be of particular interest to CEOs and Trustees. Please note that due to the anticipated high level of interest in this event, spaces will be limited to one person per organisation on a first come, first served basis.

Venue: Chiene + Tait Edinburgh Offices