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Policy and Procedure

To ensure legal compliance and best practice clear Policies and Procedures should be adopted by all community organisations and be readily available to staff and volunteers.

Please see a comprehensive range of sample Policies and Procedures templates which you can customise for your own organisation.

1. Adverse Weather Policy

2. Career Break Policy

3. Communications Policy

4. Complaints Policy & Procedure

5. Confidentiality Policy

6. Data Protection Policy and Information

Sample Data Protection Policy:

Download the sample policy

The following factsheet for Committee and staff members of charities was produced to help organisations to understand their legal duties under the new GDPR legislation:

Download the factsheet

NAVCA (National Association for Voluntary and Community Action) have produced the following overview of the new GDPR regulations the paper is designed to give an overview of what GDPR is, what you can do to prepare for and comply with it:

Download the NAVCA Overview

Not clear of your Lawful basis for processing personal data under the GDPR.  This interactive guidance tool from the ICO is here to help:

Find the guidance tool here

7. Data Retention and Disposal Policy

8. Dignity at Work Policy

9. Disciplinary Procedure

10. Driving on Organisation Business

11. Equality and Diversity Policy

12. Grievance Procedure

13. ICT Policy

14. JAR Appraisal Procedure

15. Lone Working Policy and Procedure

16. Making a Protected Disclosure (Whistleblowing) Policy

17. No Smoking Policy

18. Political or Religious Activities Policy

19. Performance and Capability Policy

20. Property Policy

21. Receiving Gifts and Anti-bribery Policy

22. Recruitment Policy

23. Redundancy Policy

24. Rights of Search Policy

25. Social Media Policy

26. Standards of Dress Policy

27. Stress Policy

28. Telephony

29. Training and Development Policy

30. Wastage, Recycling Policy

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