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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: Does anyone have a pay progression mechanism in place to move people up to the scale within their current band? We ha...
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
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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...
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
Hi everyone,  I have recently joined a charity who are looking at their offerings/policies on the following:  -  qualifying periods for paying company sick pay  - types of leave and time off availabl...
Clare Walker
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: Our charity's staff work from home full-time. Is it usual for charities to require their staff that work remotely to...
Ocean King
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: I'm facing a very horrible situation in the charity where I have worked for 12 years.  Last year I was bullied by the...
Ocean King
Hi folks,  I'd appreciate recommendations on who best to approach when looking for a group life insurance policy for my charity, please? All best, Robert
Hi I work for a small charity, income c£250k pa. We are looking to implement a new sick pay policy and I would be grateful for examples of the current advice on sick pay entitlement for small chariti...
Sue Cocker
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: I work for a small charity who only pay SSP to employees. We have pro-ratored an employee part-time, but the employee...
Ocean King
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: We are a small charity looking to appoint a new HR provider and would be interested in any recommendations.  We need...
Ocean King
Hi, We're a permanent team member of just 1 and feel like we're missing a trick for health insurance - we don't need all the extra gym membership/prime discount add ons etc, just solid health insuran...
Roxanne Hargreaves
Hi everyone I am looking for a model for a compassionate leave policy, including bereavement, to add to our employment policy portfolio.  Does anyone have a policy of this sort that they would be wil...
John Zavos
Hi A few months back I asked about HRIS within organisations. I wanted to update you that we have gone with Citrus HR which so far is very good. Thanks for all your ideas and suggestions.
Liz Cussans
Hello I'm just wondering what inflation increases charities are likely to be implementing (if any) for 2024/25 or whether anyone has and data, information or articles they can share on this matter....
Jayne Allison
Hello,  We are a small membership charity with 5 hard-working staff and 9 volunteer trustees. We would like to organise a get together/meal for staff and trustees to celebrate the end of the year.  D...
Sarah Gray
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: Hi guys, I'm thinking about working with an international NGO specifically to help with the performance culture and p...
Ocean King
Hi, Looking for recommendations on companies who offer EAP & wellbeing packages to offer our small team of employees. Thanks in advance.
Maria Theodosiou
I have had a bullying compaint in for months that has not been dealt with and I have been guilted into continuing to go to day long meetings with the bully who is a trustee. It's making me really ill...
Anonymous In distress
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: We need to do Data Protection and GDPR training with all our staff, please can anyone recommend a provider for this?
Ocean King
Hi all, We are looking at platforms that can run a staff engagement survey, does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks, Ella
Ella Whaley
We want to create a new staff handbook, with all new policies etc from scratch.  Can anyone help with any organisations that help with policy writing around HR/Staff? And whether any willing to share...
Mehreen Mir
Hi Everyone, I am doing some work on behalf of a international charity doing work with women and girls and we are looking for some examples of feminist policies, would anyone be happy to share any pl...
Anna Day
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