What is a Charity? What Are the Benefits of Being a Registered Charity?
If you work or volunteer for an organisation or business that processes personal data, then it is likely you will need to comply with the GDPR.
It is essential that voluntary organisations carry out appropriate background checks on staff, volunteers and trustees.
Many organisations working with children, young people and adults at risk require their staff and volunteers to undergo criminal records Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks.
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is a formal yearly meeting of the members of an association, company, charity or other organisation, for the purposes of holding elections and reporting on the year’s events.
This guidance is designed to introduce you, a charity or as an organisation that works with volunteers, to your health and safety responsibilities.
The members of a governing body have a general duty to protect the organisation including adequately insuring it.
If you want to start up a small charity, you will need a set of rules which explain what the charity does and how it is to be run.
Fraud means deliberately misusing someone else’s resources for private gain.
‘Governance’ is the general term used to describe the legal, supervisory and moral responsibilities arising from trusteeship.
Recruiting, selecting and inducting the people who sit on your board or management committee is one of the most important processes that a voluntary organisation can undertake.
All organisations that work with children (anyone not yet 18 years old) and adults at risk should put in place a safeguarding policy stating how they intend to keep those people safe.