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Contains information of interest to individual Members, including Membership Statement, New Members' Pack, how to apply for a Memorial Fund Award, Grants of Friendship/Invitations, and Membership Matters.

Contains all the information you need for the running of a Club, eg Membership Forms, Annual Returns, Club Governance, How to Start a New Club.

Contains information related to running a Region/National Association/Network, eg the purpose of Regions/National Associations/Networks, and Region/NA/Network governance documents

Contains documentation to help you communicate your activities, eg Template Press Releases, SIGBI Brand Guidelines and Logos, good examples of Club Promotional Material, How To Guides.

Contains information related to Programme Activities, eg a page for each Programme Area, Commission on the Status of Women, SIGBI Programme Database.

Contains documentation related to the running of the Federation, eg SIGBI Governance, Vision 2021.

SIGBI Policies and Protocols for Clubs

Data Protection Policies and Protocols

The following documents are in Word format (apart from the Letter to Clubs and Frequently asked Questions, which are PDF) to allow Clubs to amend them with their own details.  Each Club should get all their Members to sign the Privacy Notice, and make them aware of the other documentation.

SIGBI’s Data Protection Policy and Privacy Notice can be read on the SIGBI Policies and Protocols page.

General Policies and Protocols

SIGBI has several policies in place to protect our members in case of any dispute.  Club Executive Officers should be aware of the procedures involved.  Please see these below:

The Anti-Discrimination Policy is being re-written and will be uploaded again when available.

  1. Email Protocol
  2. Emergency Relief Fund Protocol – created March 2016
  3. Equality and Diversity Policy (this is in the process of being updated)
  4. Ethics Policy
  5. Job Sharing Briefing Paper
  6. Mediation Policy
  7. Public Liability Insurance Cover note 2019-2020
  8. Public Liability Insurance Policy 2019-2020
  9. Travel and Expenses Policy 2015
  10. Risk Assessments –  visit the Health and Safety Executive website
  11. Template Risk Assessment (edit as appropriate)