Having the correct policies in place enables your organisation to be seen as having integrity and shows that you care for those that you work with and for.
A Safeguarding Policy outlines what the organisation does in order to protect children, young people and Adults at Risk that employees or volunteers may come into contact with.
A Risk Assessment Policy identifies situations and objects within the workplace that could cause harm to an individual or individuals. These situations can then be dealt with in order to minimise or eliminate the risk.
A Pay Policy relates to charities and is a record of how the charity is going to pay employees and those working for the charity.
A procedure for people to follow if they have a complaint or a grievance against the organiastion and sets out the process and people to whom the complaint should be made, as well as the steps to follow if there is not an acceptable outcome.
An Investment Policy is the ways in which the charity trustees have decided that supluss funds can be invested, taking particlular care to the risk that may be invovled in investing the charity funds.
This policy sets out the way in which volunteers can be selected, how they can be inducted, and who is responsible for managing the volunteers within the day to day work. It should also set out the expenses that can be reclaimed by the volunteers.