PERS has been used by the voluntary sector for many years to help advise on employment matters. They are now having to charge for this service from October 13th 2013. If you are about to employ someone and and you want help on the employment process and anything to do with contracts please contact them. They also put on training courses.
The website of Sandy Adirondack, acclaimed author of the ever useful 'Just About Managing' and editor of the 'Voluntary Sector Legal Handbook' has a very useful and comprehensive selection of news and resources about all aspects of how to run a Voluntary Sector organisation. You can also sign up to receive emails when she posts updates. A site well worth bookmarking.
This very nice website contains all the updates to the material in the Voluntary Sector Legal Handbook. The updates are presented in the same chapter structure as in the original Handbook making it easy to find any relevant changes in law or good practice.
Bradford CPA, a wholly owned trading arm of Bradford CVS, offers a comprehensive payroll service to meet the needs of voluntary/community groups and other organisations.
The service provides practical support, information and advice on any aspect of PAYE and other payroll related issues, taking on the administrative burden and freeing you to deliver your voluntary and community services.
What is the difference between a worker and an employee? Do agency workers have the right to be informed of vacancies in the organisation? What notice is a casual worker entitled to? All the sort of questions that organisations with staff may some point need an answer to. Charity Finance Group have produced a useful and fairly straightforward guide to these issues, downloadable from their website