MacRoberts, one of Scotland’s leading law firms, is delighted to sponsor one of the headline concerts of the 2016 Cumnock Tryst, a performance by Nicola Benedetti . The Tryst, which takes place from the 29 September – 2 October, celebrates local talent whilst bringing classical music into the heart of the local community.
In June, all staff and partners were asked to count their steps every day for 6 weeks. The mission was to see if together we could walk all the way to Rio in time for the Olympic Games opening ceremony on 5th August. It’s nearly 6,000 miles, so that’s a lot of steps. If we made it, the firm committed to donating £1,500 to Scottish Sports Futures.
In her first blog Val Surgenor gave an overview of the new general data protection regulation (GDPR) and the potential impact it may have on the third sector. In this latest blog she takes a closer look at the impact of the GDPR on fundraising and marketing.
Two months on from the result, anyone assessing Brexit impact has to admit that in truth “it’s too soon to say”.
For higher and further education in Scotland, however, there seems to be little, if any, anticipated benefit, and much potential harm. Obviously, until actual exit (terms unknown) the status quo, strictly speaking, applies. The sector is taking little comfort from that, as various bodies have made clear.
Charities have faced scrutiny by both the media and public over the years and a call for some form of regulation has been requested. The review of fundraising in Scotland and the fundraising summit hosted by SCVO in November started a process of reflection and conversation around possible options for Scotland.
MacRoberts LLP is delighted to be working in partnership with The Herald and GenAnalytics on the inaugural Diversity Awards, in association with Bank of Scotland, which will take place on 13 October 2016. The awards will recognise the outstanding success of companies, organisations, individuals, third sector organisations and community groups.
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