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Manage and govern

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Recruiting and managing volunteers

You don’t need to be Bear Grylls. You don’t even need to know how to put up a tent. Our door is open, so here’s how to walk on through.

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Running large events

Planning a large event? Read our guidance on adventurous activities that involves 100 or more people and the steps you need to take.

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Grants and funds for your local group

Whether you want to take your Scouts on an adventure, or need to do repairs on the Scout hut, there could be funding available to you.

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Data protection and record mangagement

Here you will find details on everything you need to know about GDPR and what records you must keep.

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Finances and insurance

This section covers types of insurance available, details on Scout group bank accounts, including VAT, accounting and reporting requirements. As well as Gift Aid FAQs. 

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Your Scout building

We provide guidance on managing your Scout building, including advice on building insurance, maintenance, safety and sponsorship. 

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Training and support

Looking for support in training your volunteers? We outline how you can provided training for all our amazing volunteers.

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The Scouts carry out an annual census to create a detailed picture of the young people and adults that make up our membership.

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