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County Drop in Session & Focus on Finance

21st March 2023 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

All volunteers are invited to Hesley Wood Guide House on Tuesday 21st March from 6pm Drop in at any time throughout the evening to have a look at the facilities Hesley Wood Guide House has on offer for units for residentials or day trips.

You can also complete your DBS check, get help with using GO or completing your Safe Space training on the Learning Platform or raise any questions or get advice from the County Commissioner.


At 7pm there will be a Focus on Finance Session lead by our County Treasurer, Pam, which will last approx. 45mins and will cover:

  • Why do we keep accounts? What does the Charity Commission expect?
  • Explanation of the records that should be kept. Options on how you keep the records.
  • Year end statement and the required format.
  • Independent Review – who can/cannot do this. What they will need /may ask for.
  • Answer any questions you may have.

This session is suitable for unit leaders, leaders in training and unit treasurers. It is also open to those that manage finances for a property/campsite or division.  The session will be particularly useful for those who have financial year ends of December or March and are in the process of or about to start their year end statement.

Refreshments will be available throughout the evening, please wear uniform.

The address for Hesley Wood is: Hesley Wood Scout Activity Centre, White Lane, Chapeltown, S35 2YH.

We would appreciate an idea of numbers attending so that we can cater for everyone’s needs. If you would like to complete your DBS check we need to get in touch with you regarding the evidence you need for this.   If you would like to come to any part of the evening, please complete the expression of interest form below:


21st March 2023
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hesley Wood Guide House
Hesley Wood Activity Centre
Chapeltown, S35 2YH United Kingdom
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