Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (Volunteer Now)

Volunteer Now was commissioned by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS), to develop this publication, which contains minimum standards of best practice and guidance f

Trustee expenses and payments (Charity Commission)

The Charity Commission for England and Wales has available on their website a number of resources regarding remuneration of trustees (i.e.

Charity Regulation

Charity Regulation

VAT (SCNI factsheet)

Supporting Communities NI has produced this VAT booklet to highlight for community groups the different rates of VAT imposed and how VAT may affect them. Contact details have been made available to enable groups to telephone and discuss their individual case.

Currently Supporting Community NI factsheets are only available as hard copies that you can order free of charge by contacting them on 028 2564 5676  or at [email protected]

Legal responsibilities: where can I get more information?

Listed below (in alphabetical order) are a range of recommended sources of further information and advice regarding the legal responsibilities of Management Committees.

Employing people (NI Business Info)

The NI Business Info site includes a very useful section on Employing People. Material is relevant to voluntary and community sector organisations employing staff.

Content includes guidance on your legal obligations as an employer with a number of interactive tools to help you assess current employment practices or even create terms and conditions of employment.

Equal opportunities and diversity (NI Business Info)

The NI Business Info site provides helpful guidance and resources on:

Good Employment Guide (NICVA)

This ten-chapter guide provides practical information and guidance on employment of staff from recruitment through to termination of employment.  Published by NICVA.

Employment: where can I get more information?

Want to know where to go for detailed information and advice?

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