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Title Description Typesort ascending Topic Main audience
Teamspirit 212 - May 2017 Our bi-monthly newsletter for group coordinating teams. Word version for content to be added to group newsletters.
Teamspirit 205 - March 2016 Our bi-monthly magazine for branch officers and national support group committee members. PDF version.
VPRA: 102A - Fire safety (shops) Branches operating a shop must ensure this risk assessment is completed by an appropriate person (known as shop contact).
HSV: 930A - Organiser's COVID guidance form - Fundraising
HSV: 125 - Fire and emergency safety plan Every property needs to complete this form so that you know what to do in case of fire or a suspect package.
Teamspirit 224 - May 2019 (Word) Word version for Communications volunteers - Teamspirit 224 - May 2019
Welcoming and inducting volunteers A guide to our welcome and induction and how to support new volunteers to settle in.
Teamspirit 207 - July 2016 Our bi-monthly magazine for group officers and national support group committee members. PDF version.
Teamspirit 207 - July 2016 Our bi-monthly newsletter for group officers and national support group committee volunteers.
HSV: 132D - Property induction form - contractor Use this checklist when running through an induction with a contractor working at an MS Society property.
FA needs assessment - shops - July 2020 This outlines the changes to the shop first aid needs due to COVID-19
Teamspirit 226 - September 2019 - Finance issue Teamspirit 226 - September 2019 - Finance issue
Gift Aid declaration confirmation letter Use this letter to confirm an oral Gift Aid agreement with a supporter.
HSV: 125A - Appointed person responsibilities To be completed by each MS Society group member agreeing to take responsibility should an emergency occur, during an event with less than 25 people.
Responding to adult safeguarding concerns This guide is for all staff and volunteers who come into contact with people with MS, either in person, by phone or by email during the course of their volunteering activities.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Policy
Letter template for new fundraisers Use this to offer support to anyone raising funds for you - should be sent with branded materials like running vests or balloons.
Group Handbook updates - October 2019 Your guide to what's in each section and what's changed in the October 2019 update.
Volunteer reference template letter Use this template to provide a reference about a volunteer. Copy and paste the text onto your appropriate MS Society headed paper and add the information requested in the square brackets.
Group Handbook A6: Handling data Our personal data responsibilities, safe data storage and disposal, the rules for emails, using membership data, images and stories.