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Operational Advice and Support

This section contains resources such as toolkits, policies and templates to help you with the day to day operation of your organisation.

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Operational Advice and Support

This section contains resources such as toolkits, policies and templates to help you with the day to day operation of your organisation.

The policies and templates listed below include Medway Voluntary Action's current policies. MVA have published these online for you and are free to download and edit to suit your organisation. They should be used as a starting point and would need to be edited to suit your own organisations' needs and procedures.

Please browse the resources below and if you cannot find what you are looking for, please do submit an enquiry form and we will try to help you.

TitleDescriptionLink
Annual Accruals template (SORP FRS102)Charity Commission templates in Excel format, plus completion notesExcel Notes
ACAS Staff Recruitment GuideA guide of the steps to take when recruiting staff.Staff Recruitment Guide
ACAS Staff Induction GuideA guide of the steps to take when hiring new staff.Staff Induction Guide
ACAS Outline Job Descriptions and a recruitment checklistDownloadable Word Doc templates for hiring staff.Templates for hiring staff
ACAS AppraisalsDownloadable Word Doc templates for staff appraisals.Templates for appraisals
ACAS Staff absence and personal recordsDownloadable Word Doc templates for staff absence and records.Templates for staff records
ACAS Home/ flexible working policiesDownloadable Word Doc templates that can be edited to suit.Home/ flexible working policy
ACAS Shared Parental LeaveDownloadable Word Doc templates that can be edited and used.Templates for shared parental leave policies.
ACAS Disciplinary document templatesLetters for all the stages of a formal disciplinary procedure under the Acas Code of Practice on Discipline and Grievance.Disciplinary document templates
CCAT effectiveness toolA tool to measure the effectiveness of an organisation.CCAT tool
Cyber Security AdviceTop 10 cyber security resources for charitiesWebsite
Cyber Security For Small CharitiesCyber security for small charities: simple tips to stay safe online from 'superhighways'Website
Disclosure and Barring Services available through Medway CouncilInformation about how Medway Council can help organisations apply for DBS checksDBS checks information
MVA Equality & Diversity PolicyMVA Equality & Diversity Policy that can be used as a template.Contact us for a free copy
MVA Health & Safety PolicyMVA Health & Safety Policy that can be used as a template.Contact us for a free copy
MVA Safeguarding Children PolicyMVA Safeguarding Children Policy that can be used as a template.Contact us for a free copy
MVA Safeguarding Adult PolicyMVA Safeguarding Adult Policy that can be used as a template.Contact us for a free copy
MVA Lone Working PolicyMVA Lone Working Policy that can be used as a template.Contact us for a free copy
Online evaluation tool for small charity launchesOffers small and medium sized charities a simple, free way of measuring social impactTool
Safeguarding - DBS checksOverview and advice from GOV.UK on DBS checksDBS checks

Self Assessment Toolkit - Data ProtectionData Protection Self Assessment toolkit from ICOSelf Assessment toolkit
Universal Credit toolkitGOV.UK toolkit for Universal CreditUniversal Credit toolkit
Following up on late payments.Advice on how to follow up on late payments - Blog.Read the blog here
Website to help small/medium sized charities improve their impact.Tool from Inspiring ImpactWebsite