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Our CEO has asked for figures on number/percentage of staff working e.g. compressed hours/part time hours, etc.   She has then asked how our figures might compare to employers at large, or the rest o...
Rhiannon Mulrenan
HR Trending
Hi there We've got a couple of members of staff currently acting up but we have no formal policy in place for this. Wondering if anyone might be willing to share their policy or some key tips for wha...
Ruth Choat
Recruitment Trending
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: I'm seeking some guidance. I've been employed by a health charity for over four years in an officer role. My responsi...
Ocean King
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: An application form asks candidates to "Please tell me about your personality and how others would describe you." I'm...
Ocean King
Hi  I have a staff member which I have a personality conflict with. They constantly undermine me. Constantly suggest I'm wrong. Manipulate staff against & I've had enough. They constantly say "your c...
Angela Gregg
I am doing some research into performance related pay in the charity sector and wondered if this something you would be able to assist with - have charity jobs got any information on this they would...
Emily Lenderyou
Hello, I am after a little advice regarding employee rights.  I work for a charity that is ran by a group of voluntary trustees who are obviously directors also. We have no HR department or union and...
Sarah Regan
Happy Friday Charity Connect Community, We have a valued team member who recently completed a Master's degree at a UK university and is now working with us. This individual is an integral part of our...
Glyn Angus
Hi all,  My trustees have asked me to carry out some benchmarking regarding maternity pay in the charitable sector and was hoping to gather some data on what peoples maternity polices look like?   We...
Laurence Evans
Should Level 6 Digital Marketing certification from Charted Institute of Marketing be considered in the charity sector when hiring for digital communications role? Is it worth to have certification?
Ihtisham Khaliq
Recruitment
Hi everyone, At CharityJob we're doing some research on AI in recruitment. I was wondering if there are any recruiters here who are interested in taking part in a 5-minute survey which asks for your...
As a regional charity we are unable to offer a salary increase this year, however we wanted to present a 'gift' to our hard working staff as 'thank you' for all their hard work.  Has anyone else done...
Maria Bowness
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: Can anyone recommend an independent Occupational Health company that has experience of assessing staff, presenting wi...
Ocean King
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: I have a serious grievance against the CEO and the chair of trustees of the small charity (20 employees) where I work...
Ocean King
Afternoon everyone! We are reviewing some of our employee benefits at the moment and I wondered how many organisations contribute to the cost of prescription glasses and if so, how much and with what...
Natalie Drohan
The trustees of a charity that I am associated with are looking at a way to hibernate the charity and make staff redundant. Is that possible? Where can we access support on the issue?
chris antony
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: How can we sub-contract work to an employee, which they will complete in their own time, not during their hours of em...
Ocean King
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: Does anyone have a pay progression mechanism in place to move people up to the scale within their current band? We ha...
Rose Cruickshank
Can you recommend a training provider that will give online training on Health &  Hygine, Safety and other general courses required by staff and volunteers working in a foodbank
Lorraine Gower
Hi, could anyone advise what a typical notice period for a charity CEO is? Many thanks
Tanya Tracey
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: I am looking for a third sector specific salary surveys and benchmarking data. I'm new to this industry and want to c...
Ocean King
Hi Just looking to do a quick survey to see what others might offer in terms of a working week and general benefits.  We offer a 35 working week and wanted to see what others offered. Our main benefi...
Liz Cussans
Hi, any recommendations for providers of UK online DBS checks please?  The company that the charity I work with had used previously has been taken over by First Advantage, and after an hour of trying...
Kate Scranage
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: I'd be interested to know if there are any charities that offer counselling for colleagues in addition to their EAP....
Ocean King
HR
How have charity salaries changed over the past year? And how does yours compare to average salaries across the sector? CharityJob have just published the CharityJob Salary Report 2024! Find out sala...
Does any one have a recruitment policy they would be wiling to share-would be most grateful.  Also if a panel of 2/3 are conducting the interview with score sheets-is it OK to do this collectively wi...
Joe Bailey
Suppose someone made it to the final six applicants for a job with a national charity (and had a first interview) but didn't quite make it to the final two (who had a second interview) so obviously d...
Sue Donym
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: Our EDI advisory group wanted to check that we were following best practice with the Monitoring Form that we send out...
Ocean King
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: Can we put the following in our advert for trustees? We are particularly keen to broaden the diversity of our Board M...
Ocean King
I'm hoping that posting this here, as opposed to social media or LinkedIn will prevent a culture war outbreak. For context, I am both a biological male and identify as male. A colleague at senior lev...
Nick Avery
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