Conducting an Interview Guide  A company is only as good as its employees, and anyone who’s ever made a bad hire will be able to attest to the negative effect that it can have on a business’ bottom line. In fact, it’s estimated that, in many cases, the cost of a bad hire can exceed the annual salary for the position.

Small Charity Support offers a range of sample HR policies and procedures freely accessible to small charities to download on their website. These include equal opportunities, expenses, code of behaviour and more.

What to look for in a pension scheme: youlogo pension regulator should look at different schemes to find one that is suitable for you and your staff. There are a number of key things you should check before you decide which pension scheme to use for your staff:

Pension Regulator: Codes of Practice provide practical guidelines on the requirements of pensions legislation and set out the standards of conduct and practice expected of those who must meet these requirements. The intention is that the standards set out in the code are consistent with how a well-run pension scheme would choose to meet its legal requirements.  Also check out: Employer Guidance: Preparing for Auto Enrolement

FSIHere are a few example documents that might help you as you set up your small charity: Sample Contract of Employment

Providing job opportunities to all kinds of people is the right thing to do, but it’s also a strategy charities should use to improve their performance.  The goal “isn’t diversity for diversity’s sake; it’s diversity to achieve the mission.” Read this article How and Why to Hire a Diverse Staff Group for Your Charity,  from The Chronicle of Philanthropy it has a few ideas that might get you started.

Here are samples of Non-Disclosure Agreements (One Party and Multi Party) we hope these are helpful. NDAs are commonly signed when two charities, individuals, or other entities are considering doing business and need to understand the processes used in each other’s business for the purpose of evaluating the potential business relationship.

When is a volunteer not a volunteer?  Volunteers are an essential and very valuable resource for charities, however, charities can find themselves liable for more than they bargained for when informing volunteers their services are no longer required.

The Employer’s Definitive Guide to Employee Contracts: Learn what needs to be included in an employee contract, how they vary by type, whether they need to be signed, and more.

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