OSCR Updates Guidance on Furloughing and Finance during COVID-19.

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) has updated their guidance for charities during the current COVID-19 situation writes ACVO Development Officer, Sandy Mathers.

OSCR has been updating their guidance for charities during the current situation and the latest update relates to advice on furloughing staff and financing charities.

The guidance is available at; https://www.oscr.org.uk/guidance-and-forms/covid-19-guidance-for-charities/2-funding-and-finance/

It features advice on; Emergency Funding, Staff and Furloughing, Statutory Sick Pay, Deferral of VAT Payments, Funders responses to COVID-19, Using Cash Reserves and Using Restricted Funds.

If you wish to discuss the implications of any of these for your charity, please contact ACVO’s Sandy Mathers on sandy.mathers@acvo.org.uk