Charitable Status
Good Governance

Charitable Status

What is a Charity? What Are the Benefits of Being a Registered Charity?

Charitable Status
Data Protection & GDPR
Good Governance

Data Protection & GDPR

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.

Data Protection & GDPR
DBS and Safer Recruitment
Good Governance

DBS and Safer Recruitment

It is essential that voluntary organisations carry out appropriate background checks on staff, volunteers and trustees.

DBS and Safer Recruitment
Disclosure and Barring Services
Good Governance

Disclosure and Barring Services

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.

Disclosure and Barring Services
Effective Annual General Meetings
Good Governance

Effective Annual General Meetings

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.

Effective Annual General Meetings
Health and Safety
Good Governance

Health and Safety

This guidance is designed to introduce you, a charity or as an organisation that works with volunteers, to your health and safety responsibilities.

Health and Safety
Insurance
Good Governance

Insurance

The members of a governing body have a general duty to protect the organisation including adequately insuring it.

Insurance
Model Constitution for Setting up a Small Charity
Good Governance

Model Constitution for Setting up a Small Charity

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.

Model Constitution for Setting up a Small Charity
Preventing Fraud
Good Governance

Preventing Fraud

Fraud means deliberately misusing someone else’s resources for private gain.

Preventing Fraud
Principles of Governance
Good Governance

Principles of Governance

‘Governance’ is the general term used to describe the legal, supervisory and moral responsibilities arising from trusteeship.

Principles of Governance
Recruitment, Selection and Induction
Good Governance

Recruitment, Selection and Induction

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.

Recruitment, Selection and Induction
Safeguarding Policy - Guidance
Good Governance

Safeguarding Policy - Guidance

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.

Safeguarding Policy - Guidance