Strive

Lifeline

Idea

  • Is the idea shared?
  • Do you have the support of others?
  • What motivates you to do this?
  • Is there a need for what you are proposing?
  • What research have you undertaken?
  • Decided on a name?
  • Checked to ensure it hasn’t already been taken?

 

Purpose

  • What do you wish to achieve?
  • What outcomes will it bring?
  • What difference will your service make? To whom?
  • How will it affect the local community?

 

Forming

  • Who have you got to help you?
  • What are the risks?
  • Have you people who will help you to run and manage your group/organisation?
  • Have you identified rules for running your group/organisation?
  • What planning have you done to ensure your XXXX remains on schedule during the first year?

 

Formalising

  • Decided on a legal structure? Does it require registration with OSCR?
  • Are you planning on trading?
  • Created your governing document
  • Trustees/Directors fully aware of legal obligation
  • New Trustees given introduction session into group/organisation?
  • New Trustees attended training to ensure compliance?
  • Trustees selected through a fair and transparent process?
  • A Trustees Declaration is completed for all Trustees and a register kept.

 

Resourcing

  • What resources will you need?
  • How are you planning on funding services?
  • Do you have a strategy for fund raising?
  • Do you need to rent premises?
  • Are you planning to charge for services?
  • Planning on employing staff?
  • Do you have the necessary policies and procedures in place?
  • Who will do your payroll?

 

Accountability

  • Will your Trustees, volunteers or staff require PVG checks
  • Have you someone to control the day to day finances and compile accounts?
  • Produce Trustee Annual Report?
  • Need to submit necessary documents to OSCR or companies house (depending on legal structure)?
  • (beneficiaries)

 

Growing

 

Going Adrift

 

Purpose Achieved

 

Closing