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Yorkshire Cancer Research Life with Cancer Support Event 2017

16 November 2017

Life with
Cancer 2017
An event supporting
those affected by cancer

 

Pick up a leaflet or go to

www.ycr.org.uk/lwc2017

Dementia Friendly East Riding Presents Time of Their Lives

20 July 2017

Arrival 10.30 am for 11.15 am screening


Beverley Parkway Cinema, Flemingate, Beverley


£4 includes tea or coffee & biscuits


(pay on the day or book in advance at parkwaycinemas.co.uk)
Open to All and includes dementia friendly features

Hull and District Cerebral Palsy Society’s Family Fun Day and 5-a-side Football Tournament

16 July 2017

Sunday 16th July 2017 | From 1pm

Goals Hull, iPark, Innovation Drive, HU5 1SG
OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS & NON-MEMBERS

TO ENTER A TEAM CONTACT JOHN STORY ON 07801 299 894
TO TAKE A STALL CONTACT TRACY PEARCE ON 07528 170 000

£80 per team
entry - maximum
8 players

Fantastic Prizes
to be won with a
live prize draw
on the day

ROOS & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY PET SHOW 1.30 PM

15 July 2017

75th Annual Summer Show
FAMILY FUN, BBQ & BAR
Saturday 15th July 2017
STALLS OPEN AT 1.30 PM

 


PET SHOW 1.30 PM


CLASSES: DOGS, CATS, OTHER SMALL ANIMAL


ENTRY £1.00 PER ANIMAL


SHOW OPENS AT 2.30 PM


CHILDREN’S FANCY DRESS COMPETITION 2.45 PM


SPORTS 3.00 PM


PRESENTATION 4.00 PM

Volunteers and the Law Training Course

28 June 2017

Volunteers and the Law Training Course

June 28th 2017 9.30 - 4.30 p.m

A popular and comprehensive course for anyone involved in managing volunteers.

This course will cover the following:

  •  Definitions of the term 'volunteer' and volunteer worker'.
  •  Points of convergence and divergence between paid staff and volunteers.
  •  The ten laws that impact on paid staff and volunteers.
  •  Contracts v volunteer agreements.

You will also learn about:

  •  Volunteers and data protection
  •  Employment rights and responsibilities
  •  Equality Law and Diversity Issues
  •  Health & Safety
  •  Human Rights
  •  Insurance and Taxation
  •  National Minimum Wage
  •  Welfare Benefits

If you would like to review any aspect of your volunteering policies please bring them or the query with you.

Common questions we are asked about volunteers include... Does my organisation or group need to have a formal agreement with volunteers? Should volunteers be treated the same as our employees? Are organisations or groups allowed to pay volunteers anything? What sort of benefits can you provide? Can you pay expenses? Does volunteering affect someone's ability to claim benefits? Are volunteers protected from discrimination, harassment and victimisation in the same way as employees? Should organisations request disclosure checks for volunteers? Could a volunteer sue an organisation or group for unfair dismissal? What about volunteers bringing claims for discrimination? Do organisations need to have insurance in place for volunteers? Are organisations required to follow data protection law?

Reviewing your policies and procedures including contracts v volunteer agreements. For queries or to book on this course please email enquiries@vanl.org.uk tel: 01724 845155

Course Fees: VANL Members £50 Non member VCS £60 Private and Statutory £80.00

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