Our strategic objectives

To develop a high quality and pro-active voluntary sector for the benefit of the
residents of the Dudley Borough by positively engaging partners in support of
voluntary activity



Invitation to a free seminar at Higgs & Sons on Thursday 8 September 2016, between 4:30 and 6:30pm.

The seminar is aimed at trustees, senior management, employees, volunteers, or anyone involved in safeguarding within a charitable or not for profit organisation.

The aim of the seminar is to examine the law surrounding safeguarding for children and vulnerable adults and offer advice and information on key aspects of the law including;

• The current legal position regarding safeguarding;

• When is it safeguarding and when is it not;

• The role and responsibilities of various individuals in an organisation in safeguarding;

• The role of the Charity Commission and other regulators in safeguarding strategy;

• What happens when it goes wrong - who is liable and how should you report issues; and

• Strategies and processes for ensuring compliance and best practice in;

• Selection and recruitment

• Induction and training

• Drafting policies and procedures

Annabel Kay, who heads up the care and capacity team and Kirsty McEwan, will both be speaking at the seminar and it will be a very useful update for anyone who is involved with children or vulnerable adults in the context of their activities or operations.

If you wish to attend the event please e-mail Sarah Cornick at sarah.cornick@higgsandsons.co.uk or telephone her on 01384 327341 to reserve a place.

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if you would like more information about Dudley CVS or would like to use one of the services we offer, please contact our office :
Telephone : 01384 573381 Visit our office at : 7 Albion Street, Brierley Hill, Dudley, West Midlands DY5 3EE

Registered charity No. 517766 incorporated under the 1995 Companies Act No 1998105 DVCS 2010