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Governance

The Edinburgh Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS Edinburgh) is a membership-based charitable organisation dedicated to the promotion of Scottish Country Dancing and its music.

Constitution

RSCDS Edinburgh is a Scottish Charity and our aims are detailed within our constitution. Here you will find information about the structure of RSCDS Edinburgh, the role of general meetings and the responsibilities of the Executive Committee.

Trustees annual report & accounts

As required by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) RSCDS Edinburgh is obliged to make its trustees report and accounts available to the public. The most recent documents can be downloaded by clicking the links below.

Policies & procedures

RSCDS Edinburgh has in place a number of policies and procedures for different aspects of its administration.

The policies below have all been approved by the Trustees. Additional policies will be posted here as and when they have been presented to and approved by the Executive Committee.

Change history of policies:

Version Change Approval Date Effective Date
1.0 Publication of new RSCDS Edinburgh Policies 01/5/2012 31/5/2012
2.0 Policy updated to include Expenses Policy & updated Code of Conduct 01/4/2013 31/5/2013
3.0 Policy Updated to include Expenses Policy and updated Code of Conduct 29/4/2013 31/5/2013
4.0 Update of Expenses Policy to include postcodes EH28, EH29 and EH30 15/10/2013 15/10/2013
5.0 Updated Expenses Policy & new Data Protection & Social Media Policies 23/5/2015 31/5/2015
6.0 Updated Social Media and Data Protection Policy and new Privacy Policy 19/6/2018 19/6/2018
6.1 Add section on web site cookies to Privacy Policy 21/1/2021 4/5/2021

Last reviewed 4 May 2021
Next review due by May 2022

Gift Aid

Gift Aid is an income tax relief designed to benefit charities like the RSCDS Edinburgh Branch. If you're a UK taxpayer, Gift Aid increases the value of your charity donations by 25% because the charity can reclaim the basic rate of tax on your gift at no extra cost to you.

More details on Gift Aid can be found at: www.gov.uk/donating-to-charity/gift-aid

If you would like to make a donation, please click here.

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