As a caring and supportive employer, a responsible charity, and an open and transparent organisation accountable to our service users and funders, we maintain a comprehensive set of policies to underpin best practice in the field of

  • Employment
  • Health & Safety
  • Accounting Practice
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Protection of Vulnerable People
  • Privacy & Data Protection

We are also required to comply with all relevant legislation, regulations, standards and codes of practice issued by "competent authorities", eg Care Inspectorate Scotland, Data Protection Registrar, Disclosure Scotland, Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.

Pillar Kincardine is committed therefore to

  • adopting policies in all of the above fields consistent with the legislative and regulatory framework outlined below;
  • disseminating its policies both manually to staff, service users and volunteers, and to the wider community through its website;
  • review its policies at intervals of not more than three years in accordance with the attached Schedule; and
  • monitoring the application of its key policies (eg Health & Safety, Equality & Diversity) at least once a year.

Responsibilities are as follows:

  • Review and adoption of policies : Board of Directors of Pillar Kincardine
  • Dissemination of policies : Pillar Kincardine Service Manager under the supervision of the Chair of the Board of Directors
  • Implementation of policies : all Pillar Kincardine employees, service users and volunteers
  • Monitoring of the practical application of policies : Pillar Kincardine Service Manager under the supervision of the Chair of the Board of Directors

For a full list of policies go to this page.

Legislation relevant to Pillar Kincardine as an employer (as of 1 January 2018 - all as subsequently amended)

Companies Act 2006; Computer Misuse Act 1990; Copyright, Designs & Patents Act 1988; Data Protection Act 1998; Equality Act 2010; Employment Act 2002; Employment Act 2008; Health and Safety at Work Act 1974; Part V of the Police Act 1997; Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

Legislation relevant to Pillar Kincardine as a charity operating in the care sector (as of 1 January 2018 - all as subsequently amended)

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000; Children (Scotland) Act 1995; Data Protection Act 1998;Grampian Interagency Adult Protection Guidelines; Mental Health (Care and Treatment)(Scotland) Act 2003; National Care Standards; Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007; North East of Scotland Child Protection Guidelines; The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014; Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001; Scottish Charity Accounts Regulations 2006; Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005; Charity Commission 'Statement of Recommended Practice for Accounting and Reporting by Charities' (SORP) 2005 - 2010 where appropriate or relevant.


Contact Pillar Kincardine

Feel free to ask for more information about our services. You should normally hear from us within 3 working days.

[Crossroads Building] 42-46 Barclay Street, Stonehaven AB39 2AX
+44 1569 767222


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