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- Copyright Compliance: An outline of the key legal provisions relating to the creation, ownership and use of copyright material by community organisations.
- Equal Opportunities: This guidance note explains why community organisations need an Equal Opportunities Policy, what it might consist of and how to set about developing and implementing one and how you can set about combating discrimination and promoting equality and diversity in your organisation.
- Equality and Discrimination - The Law: This information sheet sets out key points in the legislation that covers discriminatory behaviour both in employment and in the provision of goods and services and to explain how to act to ensure compliance and good practice.
- Freedom of Information Legislation: This guidance note describes the provisions of UK Freedom of Information legislation and indicates how information may be obtained under the provisions of the legislation.
- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): This information sheet looks at the proposed impact of the GDPR on community organisations, and what community organisations can do between now and 25 May 2018, to prepare for the GDPR.
- Libel: This information sheet explains how the law on libel works and highlights the need for community organisations to monitor what they publish about others and what is published about them.
- Small Claims in the County Court: This technical guidance note explains the process for making Claims in the County Court for sums of money, usually not exceeding £5,000.
- Whistleblowing – The Law: This information sheet outlines what whistleblowing means and the legal protection given to those people who ‘blow the whistle’ on their employers’ activities.
- Community Association Complaint and Policy Procedure: A community association could use this specimen policy and procedure in its entirety or it could be used as a starting point for creating their own.
- Data Protection Policy: A Specimen Policy for Community Organisations: Organisations have a legal duty to ensure that the way they hold and process personal information is done so in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations. This is an example of a policy that could be adopted by a community organisation.
- Model Complaints Policy and Procedure: A community organisation could use this specimen policy and procedure in its entirety or it could be used as a starting point for creating their own.
- Model Whistleblowing Policy and Procedure: A community organisation could use this model whistleblowing (reporting a Public Interest Disclosure) policy and procedure in its entirety or it could be used as a starting point for creating their own.