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Quick Guides for New Groups

Organisation Governance

Governance is about ensuring that your group is well run, and is effective at delivering the purpose(s) for which it was created.

Involving Volunteers

Volunteers deliver significant outcomes, especially in times of the greatest need. Here are some things to consider when working with volunteers.

Volunteer Management

Organisations have oligations to their volunteers. Here are some things to consider and links to help you support your volunteers.

Risk Assessment

Help to keep your staff, volunteers and service users safe from undue injury or harm whilst they perform their duties.

Disclosure & PVG

Disclosure checks and the PVG scheme  are important, and the context of your work will determine which is most appropriate to pursue.

Data & GDPR

People who give you access to their personal data need to know that you will use it fairly and responsibly, and that you can be trusted to protect it from misuse.