Small Group Toolkits
This page provides simple handouts and examples that give a summary of different parts of the life cycle of an organisation, from starting a new group to winding up an old one.
Click on the link below for the appropriate pdf file to be downloaded, or for a link to another website with more detailed information:
If you have any questions or wish to talk about a subject not covered in the toolkits, please contact us.
This is a link to a more comprehensive guide to Business Planning produced by Voluntary Action Leicestershire
Click here for a tool kit on how to write a press release with an included example
nb: This Briefing was published by the Voluntary Arts Network in September 2009. The content and resources were applicable at the time of going to press. Much of the information contained in the briefing is generic but some facts and contacts details may change and /or go out of date. You are therefore advised to double check the currency of the content in this document.
A time table has been set for the creation of Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIO's). This is available on the Cabinet Office website. VAR will keep you informed as we hear more.
VAR are developing a series of Case Studies as part of an ongoing project. The Resource Centre also holds a number of quick guide publications that give an extremely effective summary and essential tips for hosting a community event. Contact VAR directly to borrow or view these easy to read booklets.
Follow this link to licensing information at Rutland County Council
and for a temporary events notice
Follow this link to information on risk management
Follow this link to information on safeguarding
Follow this link to information on Health and Safety
Click here for an update on changes to disclosure and barring from the Home Office
Follow this link to the Criminal Records Bureau website
Following this link to the Vetting and Barring scheme
Follow this link to Rutland County Council
Many thanks to all the voluntary action and CVS organisations that helped us to compile these documents and links.
The content and resources on this webpage were applicable at the time of going to press. Much of the information contained in the toolkits is generic but some facts and contacts details may change and /or go out of date. You are therefore advised to double check the currency of the content in this document, feel free to contact VAR to clarify.