Benefits of Volunteering

Benefits of Volunteering

Around 15 million people in the UK – or one in four of the population – volunteer on a regular monthly basis. Voluntary roles vary hugely, from home based roles answering email enquiries or working on a phone helpline, to regular shifts in charity shops or delivering services to all groups in society.

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Power of Attorney

Power of Attorney

One of the major misconceptions about Powers of Attorney agreements is that it is something that you only need to think about when you are diagnosed with a serious illness, or when you’re already struggling to manage your financial affairs.

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How Long Does Disclosure Last?

How Long Does Disclosure Last

For many occupations in the UK, a DBS check will be required. This is a common requirement in jobs which involve caring for children or working with elderly or disabled adults, and for jobs which have a high degree of responsibility like working in the court service or for the tax office.

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What Does a Spent Conviction Mean?

What Does a Spent Conviction Mean?

Not every job will require the applicant to go through a police checking process before starting work, but if you are thinking of a career working with children, or in professions such as nursing or teaching, applying for a check through the Disclosure and Barring Service is part of the process.

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