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Volunteers and the law

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Guidance to help you understand your legal rights and obligations when managing volunteers


You may need to adapt your volunteer management practice during the coronavirus outbreak. For specific guidance on volunteer management and to see our latest covid-19 guidance for charities, please visit our coronavirus pages.

Find our section on volunteering and the law here. The information covers a range of information from employment rights, health and safety, insurance, safeguarding, data protection, volunteering overseas and more. 

Page last edited Dec 17, 2020

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