If there's one rule about clubs, it's that it's never as simple as you think it's going to be. There's always an unforseen problem, a situation you hadn't thought about or an unexpected piece of bureaucracy you discover you have to abide by.
In these pages we've collated a variety of advice and resources which will help both at the setting up stage and as your club develops. You can find out what you need to do to comply with data protection and equality legislation and access all important information on administration, legal and financil advice, andrequirements for insurance.
Most of what you will need can be found in this section, but if you have a query not covered here, please contact us for information at firstname.lastname@example.org
We've added some new resources to help you manage and develop your club including:
There's more than you think involved in setting up a new club, but with
our advice and resources, you can make the job a lot easier
It's all too easy for a club to stagnate and die out. Read our tips for keeping your club fun and attracting new members
Are there problems with young people in clubs? Do their parents have to be there? What risks can they be exposed to? Find out more here.
What insurance cover does your club require. Read here to find out more
A range of legal and financial advice for clubs can be accessed here
What duty do you have as a club for club members' safety?
A guide for club officials to managing their club's Mountaineering Scotland membership.