Resources: Organisation and Staff

Brief Guide to Employing People

This brief guide has been developed as part of DTA Scotland's ongoing support to Governing Bodies of member organisations. Its purpose is to provide a light read which highlights the main areas of importance to watch out for when employing people.

PDF icon Brief Guide to Employing People

Simply Legal

All you need to know about legal forms and organisational types for community enterprises.

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Simply Governance

A comprehensive guide to understanding the systems and processes concerned with the running of a sustainable community enterprise.

PDF icon Simply Governance

ACEVO Legal Structures for Social Enterprise (amended and updated)

Useful crib sheet as an introduction to the various structures - a rough guide

File Legal Structures (Amended).xlsx

Note on TUPE Transfers

The purpose of TUPE is to protect the rights and preserve the contracts of employment of staff where an organisation (or part) or contract to provide services (or part) transfers. 

Microsoft Office document icon Note on TUPE Transfers