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Local strategies, policies and fact sheets

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Fife Council Volunteering Policy

Fife Council recognises and values the contribution volunteers make to Fife communities and to the work of Council Services. Click on this link to download a copy of Fife Council's Volunteering Policy.

Disclosure Scotland

The Protection of Vulnerable groups (PVG) helps to ensure that those who have regular contact with children and protected adults through paid and unpaid work do not have a known history of harmful behaviour - (This replaces the "old" Disclosure Checks).  Click on this link to be taken to the Disclosure Scotland website.

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Equality and Human Rights Commission promotes and monitors human rights; and to protect, enforce and promote equality across the nine "protected" grounds - age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender reassignment.  Click on this link to be taken to the Equality and Human Rights Commission website.

Equality Act 2010

The summary guide tells you how the Equality Act 2010 changes how you have to act in order to prevent and address discrimination when you provide goods, facilities and services to the public.

Equality Act 2010 - A summary Guide for Voluntary and Community Sector Service Providers

Definition of disability under the Equality Act 2010

From 1 October 2010, the Equality Act replaced most of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). However, the Disability Equality Duty in the DDA continues to apply.  Click on this link to be taken to the Government website.

Child Protection in Fife

The Child Protection in Fife website contains the national guidance for Child Protection Committees in Scotland together with local arrangements for child protection in Fife.

Strategic Development Plans

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO)

Community organisations are responsible for the Health and Safety of employees, volunteers and visitors whilst engaging in organisational business. Click on this link to be taken to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) website which provides information on keeping legal (health and safety law).  Hall committees will want to ensure the health and safety of all those that use the hall.

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) Advice & Guidance on Insurance & Risk Management

It is essential that voluntary organisations are covered by suitable insurance. Voluntary management committees are responsible for the people, their working environment and the property of the organisation and this includes the adequate provision of insurance which complies with relevant legislation. Click on this link to be taken to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) website.

Data Protection

If you handle personal information about individuals, you have a number of legal obligations to protect that information under the Data Protection Act 1998.  Click on this link to be taken to the Information Commissioner’s Office website for more information.

Fife Law Centre

Fife Law Centre is a registered charity which aims to improve access to justice and legal advice in the local Fife community for those who either have difficulty accessing legal services or who cannot afford other forms of legal representation.  Click on this link to be taken to the Fife Law Centre website.
 

The Development Trusts Association Scotland

The Development Trusts Association Scotland is the national body for development trusts in Scotland Development trusts are community organisations which:

are owned and managed by the local community
aim to achieve the sustainable regeneration of a community or address a range of economic, social, environmental and cultural issues within a community
are independent but seek to work in partnership with other private, public and third sector organisations
aim to reduce dependency on grant support by generating income through enterprise and the ownership of assets. All trading surpluses are principally reinvested in the organisation or the community.

Click on this link to be taken to The Development Trusts Association Scotland website.

The links on this page take you to various external websites and Fife Council are not responsible for the content on these sites.

 

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