Setting up a Group

Websites

Sample governing documents from the Charities Commission
How to register with the Charities Commission
How to register with Companies House

Templates

Management Committee Chairperson job description
Management Committee Secretary job description

Running a Group

Websites

Governance and charity advice from the NICVA
A step by step guide from NICVA on creating a social media strategy
Tips on how to write a press release

Templates

Agenda for a Management Committee Meeting
Agenda for an Annual General Meeting
Risk Assessment
Communications Plan
Child Protection Policy
Vulnerable Adults Policy

Managing Money

Websites

Register with LLLC
The essentials of annual reporting from the Charity Commission
How to write a financial procedure from NCVO
The basics of financial procedures from Volunteer Now

Templates

Expenditure Ledger
Finance Ledger
Income and Expenditure Spreadsheet
Project Claim form
Project Evaluation form
Reserves policy

Managing Premises

Websites

Workplace Fire Safety
Employers Health and Safety Responsibilities
Fire Risk Assessments from NI Fire and Rescue Service: Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service
Health and Safety Law in Northern Ireland Poster
Health and Safety Executive Risk Assessment

Resources

A cost and benefits template
Income and Expenditure template

Managing People

Websites

Register with LCCC Community Services
Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
The Labour Relations Agency
Law Centre Northern Ireland
Volunteer Now
Pensions Regulator

Resources

Volunteer Role Description
Employee Job Description
Expenses form