Management, Admin, Legal, Finance, Sector Matters
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Links to VolResource pages covering:
- Administration and Legal issues - health and safety, insurance, registration, information and communications.
- Organisation Management.
- Finance Tax, accounting, procedures.
- Voluntary Sector Focus.
- Also See.
- People Management - Teams, Volunteer Management, Payroll, Employment issues, etc - see People Matters Index.
More details on the other section index pages (as per menu on the left) are below.
General Administration Communications, Buildings, Resources.
Health and Safety Particular issues, RSI, working conditions; official oversight and advice, other resources.
Insurance, plus Risk Management.
Legal Matters General reference, misc.
Information Management including Data Protection, Knowledge Management.
Voluntary sector and IT / the internet - promotion, policy, research.
IT Policy Sample document.
Environmental and Social Impact of voluntary organisations.
The Business - useful info from the commercial sector.
Organisation Management Structure, leadership, stakeholders.
Planning and Evaluation Quality standards, making best use of all your resources.
Governance How responsibility works, checklist for committee members.
Trustees, members Trustee training, advice and recruitment.
Working Relations Multiple stakeholders; Partnership/joint working, mergers; Compacts (government/ sector relations); contracts and public procurement.
Starting Up Checklist for a new organisation.
Self Management Stress, Managing your manager.
Time Management In association with Open University Business School.
Tax Matters VAT, PAYE, etc - important if not very exciting.
Charity Tax Reclaims What to do.
Scrutiny of accounts for smaller charities A different approach to full audit.
Finance Resources Advice online, training, publications.
- Financial Procedures Sample document.
Sector Glossary What the jargon and abbreviations mean.
Donor Ethics Draft and published Donor Charters.
Services Index for listings of specialist accountants, lawyers, bank facilities, pension providers, online donation facilities etc.
VolResource Consultancy Services Finance, IT, admin; interim management, troubleshooting, more.
- News and Events on VoluntaryNews.
- Information sources Support bodies, magazines, local and regional.
- People Matter Employment, payroll, training, volunteer and people management.
- Services - suppliers and service providers who have voluntary sector leanings.
- Software and Technology Membership, finance and other specialist software; TechTips; Web.
- Taking Action Lobbying, media, research, for the organisation and personally.
- Areas of Concern Links to organisations active on various issues.
- Resource round-ups for particular job functions.
- Reviews of books and other publications.
- WorkScene: case studies.
- Sample documents and checklists.
- Work opportunities. Paid and volunteer vacancies, specialist agencies, web sites.