Workplace people management guide

Workplace relations experts Acas have produced a new guide ‘Managing people’ which advises front line managers about their role and provides guidance on how to approach situations that may arise.

The Acas publicity news item talks about small businesses and large companies, but much of this will of course be applicable to voluntary organisations too. It says that the new guide highlights leadership, people management and strong organisational skills as three key areas where team leaders need strong skills:

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Top charity tax claim errors to avoid

The most common errors made by charities in dealing with tax matters have been catalogued by HM Revenue and Customs, and published by the Charity Tax Group.

Civil Society News reports that a top error is with organisations changing personnel or appointing new employees, without changing their details or letting HMRC know. Also high is “claiming excessive Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS)” income.

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