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
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
Responsibilities are as follows:
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.