General Links

Links to a variety of useful sources of information are detailed below.  If there are others that you think should be added please contact us and let us know.

Churches’ Legislation Advisory Service (CLAS)
CLAS provides regular updates on legislative changes and their impact for churches.  If you wish to receive copies of its circulars please contact CLAS direct (  CLAS also produces a range of useful publications which can be found on the CLAS website

Water Charges Exemption Scheme
Smaller churches might be exempt from water, drainage and waste water charges – further details from the Scottish Water website

Health and Safety
The Health and Safety Executive website Health and safety made simple: the basics for your business.  Among other things it covers appointing a health & safety officer, writing an H & S policy, managing the risks, consulting your employees, training and information, workplace facilities, first aid, accidents and ill health.