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Welton and Brough Sports Club – Club Constitution (version 11 November 2016)

 

1. The Club

1.1 The Club shall be known as the Welton and Brough Sports Club (WBSC) and membership shall be open by application to the Club

1.2 The Club’s facilities are located at the Welton Sports Ground, Stanley Jackson Way, Welton, HU15 1PT

1.3 The Club aims to operate a multi-sports venue in the local community. However, in the continuity of the facilities’ long-standing tradition, the principal sport played at the facilities shall be cricket

1.4 This Constitution was established through the combined Constitutions of two separate clubs (Welton Sports Club and Blackburn Welfare Cricket Club) in April 2007, following an informal merger of the two longstanding clubs. This merger was ratified at the inaugural AGM of the Club on 13th April 2007

 

2. Objectives of the Club

2.1 To abide by the England and Wales Cricket Board’s Laws of Cricket and any special rules peculiar to whichever cricket league or association to which it is affiliated

2.2 To comply with the England and Wales Cricket Board’s ‘Safe Hands’ Policy, regarding the welfare of young people in cricket. In addition the Club will fully adopt the ECB Equity Policy and ECB Club Inclusion and Diversity Policy in all its endeavours and activity.

2.3 To encourage participation by its Members in playing cricket at the highest possible standard

2.4 To encourage Members to participate in the social side of the Club

2.5 To expect Members to play an active role in supporting events and activities on and off the field of play

2.6 To run the Club by an organised structure as defined in this Constitution

2.7 To develop junior cricket within the Club for the benefit of the local community through school and other links and to provide future generations of players for the Club

2.8 The Club will open its Membership to all in the local Community and encourage residents, parents & interested parties to play an active and inclusive role in the Club wherever possible.

2.9 The Club will maintain the requirements of ECB Clubmark and Focus Club status and consistently apply all the required policies and procedures at the club.

 

3. Club Membership

3.1 Membership of the Club shall be open to anyone interested in sport, irrespective of age, gender, disability, belief, race, ethnic origin, colour, social status or sexual orientation.

3.2 There are three categories of fee paying membership:

3.2(a) Senior Cricket Member

An individual of 18 years of age or over (18 after 31st August in coming summer season) and wishing to play cricket for the Club shall join as a Senior Cricket Member and pay the annual Cricket Subscription Fee. Fulltime students of 21 years of age or under shall pay a reduced fee (the Student Cricket Subscription Fee)

3.2(b) Junior Cricket Member

An individual under 18 years of age (17 up to 31st August in coming summer season) and wishing to play cricket for the Club shall join as a Junior Cricket Member and pay the annual Junior Cricket Subscription Fee.

3.2(c) Social Member

Any individual wishing to use the Club’s social facilities regularly must join the Club as a Social Member and shall pay the annual Social Member Subscription Fee.

3.3 Senior and Junior Cricket Members must pay the appropriate annual Subscription Fee before the second weekend in May, or by their second game of the current season, whichever is the sooner. Failure to pay this fee may result in the individual not being considered for selection until such payment is made in full.

3.4 Any individual wishing to become a Member of the Club must duly complete the Annual Registration Form and pay the appropriate Subscription Fee. No individual can be considered for any office or position within the Club without first being registered as a Member.

3.5 Honorary Life Members need not pay any annual Subscription Fee, but must inform the club secretary of any changes to their personal details to continue the honorary position bestowed on them.

3.6 Other categories of Membership may be temporarily created at any time and bestowed upon individuals by the Management Committee using its discretion.

3.7 Any new category of Membership temporarily created by the Management Committee shall either be ratified by the first subsequent AGM or EGM or abolished by the same subsequent AGM or EGM, if the new categories are to become permanent..

3.8 All Members shall be supplied with a copy of this Constitution and the Club’s Code of Conduct within fourteen days of submitting a request to the Club Secretary.

3.9 Every Member is expected to behave according to, and observe and comply with, Club’s rules and the reputation of the club at all times.

 

4. Club Committees

4.1 Management Committee

All Officials, with the exception of the Honorary Life Members, will form a Management Committee which shall be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Club in accordance with this Constitution

4.1(a) Any decisions outside the scope of the this Constitution shall be resolved by the Management Committee

4.1(b) The Management Committee has the right to co-opt additional Management Committee Members for as long as it deems necessary at its discretion

4.1(c) The Management Committee may end the right of any co-opted Management Committee Member to sit on the Management Committee at its discretion

4.1(d) The Management Committee Meeting minutes must be taken and kept by the Secretary, such minutes to be made available to Members on request to the Chairman, save when it is in the Chairman’s sole opinion that such minutes are considered too sensitive for general consideration by the Membership

4.1(e) The Management Committee Meeting minutes shall be submitted for approval at each subsequent Management Committee Meeting

4.1(f) The Management Committee shall meet as required and on reasonable notice

4.1(g) Management Committee Members may be removed from office only by either:

(i) the unanimous vote of the rest of the Management Committee; or

(ii) the simple majority vote of an AGM or EGM

4.1(h) The Management Committee has the right to review the captaincy and vice-captaincy of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Teams throughout the season

4.1(i) The Management Committee shall appoint those captains and vice-captains of Club teams who are not elected at the AGM

4.1(j) The Management Committee shall ratify the appointment of the Junior Sub-Committee officers

4.1(k) The Management Committee shall select the winners of the Club Trophies, in strict accordance with Clause 9 of this Constitution

4.1(l) Decisions of the Management Committee shall be taken by majority vote

4.1(m) The Management Committee shall be responsible for ensuring that an AGM is held each calendar year, and shall endeavour to do so by the end of November at the latest

4.1(n) The Management Committee is under an obligation to give due consideration to representations (in person at Management Committee Meetings if demanded by the Junior Sub-committee) made by the Junior Subcommittee with regard to the funds which it has raised and which it has duly submitted to the Treasurer

 

4.2 Selection Committee

4.2(a) The Selection Committee shall consist of the Club’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd Team Captains and one other representative of the Management Committee, who shall chair Selection Committee Meetings

4.2(b) Selection shall only be complete when all three Captains (or substituting Vice-captain when there is a known absence of a Captain) have been consulted in the decisions for match selection

4.2(c) The representative of the Management Committee shall have a vote at Selection Committee Meetings only in the case of a tied vote of the other Selection Committee Members

4.2(d) The composition of the Selection Committee may be reviewed by the Management Committee at any time

4.2(e) The Selection Committee shall endeavour to meet every Monday for Selection Committee Meetings

4.2(f) Where possible, Captains shall communicate to Members by the end of the evening following the Selection Committee Meeting on their selection position

4.2(g) The policy to be adopted by the Selection Committee shall be as follows:

(i) 1st Team - The strongest team available shall be selected from all Senior and Junior Cricket Members

(i) 2nd Team - The strongest team available shall be selected from the remaining Senior and Junior Cricket

Members

(iii) 3rd Team - The strongest team available shall be selected from the remaining Senior and Junior Cricket Members, but with consideration given to all Cricket Members for an equal opportunity to play

(iv) A sensible playing balance of bowlers and batsmen shall be chosen between all teams wherever possible

(v) For Cup matches, the strongest available teams shall be selected, with strict adherence to the relevant Cup’s rules and regulations

4.2(h) Members who have been selected to play for a Team must arrive at the venue for the match in compliance with the requirements of the relevant League and at least thirty minutes before the scheduled starting time

 

4.3 Junior Sub-Committee

4.3(a) The Junior Sub-committee shall manage the day-to-day organisation and running of the Club’s junior cricket teams

4.3(b) The Junior Sub-committee shall be accountable to, and shall report to, the Management Committee

4.3(c) The Junior Sub-committee shall be bound by the rules, aims and objectives of this Constitution

4.3(d) The Management Committee’s decision on the strategy of the Junior Section shall be final, unless overturned by an AGM or EGM

4.3(e) All profits generated through the Junior Sub-Committee’s activities shall belong to the Management Committee and shall be formally administered by the Club Treasurer accordingly.

4.3(f) The Management Committee shall remain responsible for any losses incurred by the Junior Section, if incurred within the bounds of this Constitution and the strategy devised by the Management Committee

4.3(g) The Junior Sub-committee’s officers’ appointment shall be ratified by the Management Committee

4.3(h) Under the leadership of the Junior Section Chairperson the Junior Sub-Committee shall include the following appointed officers:

(i) Coaching Co-ordinator

(ii) Under 17 Coach

(iii) Under 15 Coach

(iv) Under 13 Coach

(v) Under 11 Coach

(vi) Under 9 Coach

(vii) Junior Treasurer

(viii) Junior Secretary

4.3(i) The Junior Sub-Committee shall establish a surrogate working constitution which will determine how the individual officers’ roles are defined and appointed

4.3(j) The Junior Sub-Committee’s surrogate working constitution shall need the approval of the Management Committee and shall need to be incorporated as part of this Constitution at an AGM or EGM prior to it becoming binding on the Club

4.3(k) The Club members shall elect the Junior Section Chairperson at an AGM or EGM as appropriate.

 

5. Club Officials

5.1 Club Officials shall be elected annually in accordance with Clauses 6 and 7

5.2 Honorary Life Member

This is an honorary position awarded to a Club Member or retired player for outstanding service to the Club over a number of years. There is no limit to the number of Honorary Life Members who may exist at any one time and no limit to the number of nominees proposed each year. Nominations for Honorary Life Membership shall be submitted to the Management Committee for consideration at least 28 days prior to the date of the AGM.

5.2 Club Chairperson & Vice Chairperson.

In the unfortunate absence of the Club Chairperson, the following role and responsibilities will be carried out by the Club Vice Chairperson as required.

The Club Chairman’s responsibilities are as follows:

5.3(a) To organise Management Committee Meetings

5.3(b) To ensure that there is an appropriate quorum present at AGMs, EGMs and Management Committee Meetings

5.3(c) To prepare agendas for AGMs, EGMs and Management Committee Meetings in coordination with the Club Secretary and to facilitate such Meetings in accordance with the agenda

5.3(d) To ensure each Member has the opportunity to contribute to discussions at AGMs and EGMs

5.3(e) To represent the Club or delegate his authority to another Management Committee Member at formal liaison meetings

5.3(f) To register a casting vote in the event of a tied vote in AGMs, EGMs and Management Committee Meetings

5.3(g) Advertise, interview and formally appoint the Mgt Position of Club Welfare Officer.

5.4 Club Secretary

The Club Secretary’s responsibilities are as follows:

5.4(a) To be the Club’s contact with the League or Leagues to which it is affiliated

5.4(b) To ensure that League registrations are duly applied for

5.4(c) To arrange Cup fixture dates, fixture rearrangements and friendly fixtures as and when required

5.4(d) To be responsible for the compilation of fixture cards and provide the Members with these and League Handbooks

5.4(e) To arrange annual nets

5.4(f) To handle all correspondence for the Club and maintain a retrievable filing system

5.4(g) To contact match officials and umpires

5.4(h) To prepare agendas for AGMs, EGMs and Management Committee Meetings in coordination with the Club Chairman and to facilitate such Meetings in accordance with the agenda

5.4(i) To take and keep minutes of AGMs, EGMs and Management Committee Meetings, and to ensure that actions arising from such are carried out in accordance with the minutes

5.4(j) To represent the Club or delegate this authority to another Management Committee Member at formal liaison meetings

5.4(k) To prepare and maintain Club files and Club player-performance statistics for decisions regarding Club

Trophies

5.4(l) To ensure that the annual Club Presentation Evening is arranged and run according to the terms of this Constitution

5.4(m) To ensure in coordination with the Club Treasurer that the Club’s insurance policies are maintained to the standards required by the Management Committee

5.5 Membership Secretary

The Club Membership Secretary’s responsibilities are as follows:

5.5(a) To maintain a Membership Directory with full personal contact details for the membership

5.5(b) To send out, receive and collate Club annual membership forms for junior, senior and social memberships.

5.6 Club Treasurer

The Club Treasurer’s responsibilities are as follows:

5.6(a) To control, monitor and report on the Club’s inward and outward cash flow and to provide up-dates on the same at Management Committee Meetings

5.6(b) To be responsible, or delegate this responsibility, for all cash matters within the Club

5.6(c) To ensure payment of invoices and bills addressed to the Club, including fines

5.6(d) To ensure, in coordination with the Club Membership Secretary (not Club Secretary), that the annual Membership Subscriptions are paid to the Club in accordance with the terms of this constitution.

5.6(e) To ensure that match subscription fees are collected

5.6(f) To keep and maintain auditable cash transaction documents and records

5.6(g) To produce a projected budget for the forthcoming year for presentation at the AGM

5.6(h) To prepare year-end balance sheets for the Club’s income and expenditure for presentation at the AGM

5.6(i) To ensure that the Club’s annual accounts are audited

5.6(j) To use all reasonable efforts to ensure that the Club receives the best interest return on any money held by the Club in deposit accounts

5.6(k) To be accountable to the Junior Sub-committee for the use of funds which it provides to the Club

5.7 Club Development Manager

The Development Manager’s responsibilities are as follows:

5.7(a) To lead a sub-group team of Club Volunteers in helping to investigate improvement ideas, identifying their potential benefits, including recommending the most cost effective delivery solutions.

5.7(b) Help the Management Committee produce the Club’s 5-Year Development Plan

5.7(c) To work with the Management Committee in seeking out and co-ordinating external grant support opportunities for Club Improvement Plans.

5.7(d) To project manage the delivery of the Management Committee’s agreed short term project plan of Club Improvements.

5.7(e) To promote and co-ordinate volunteer support for improvement projects from the Club Membership.

5.8 Child Welfare Officer

The Child Welfare Officer (CWO) is a position that is not voted onto the Management Committee, but is appointed by the Club Chairman following formal advertisement, interview and appointment. The Position must be filled by an ECB suitably qualified person & satisfy the CRB check compliance. The CWO must also attend an official ‘Safeguarding and Protecting Children’ workshop and the 'Time to Listen’ course. 

The main responsibilities are as follows:

5.8(a) To liaise with ECB Cricket Development Officers

5.8(b) To undertake the role of Child Welfare Representative at the Club

5.8(c) Act as the Club’s contact with local Development Groups & ensure we are represented at their meetings.

5.8(d) To ensure that the Club conforms to the England and Wales Cricket Board’s ‘Safe Hands’ Policy, regarding the welfare of young people in cricket and that we conform to the ECB’s Equity Policy.

5.8(e) To co-ordinate the Management Committee in the development and maintenance of Club Officials Clubmark file and securing ECB Accreditation status.

5.8(f) To oversee the Clubs Compliance with Procedures, Protocols & responsibilities within the Clubs Clubmark Policies.

5.8(g) To maintain an up to date Register of all Club Officials and Volunteer Qualifications. To inform such individuals of new course dates to be attended, to maintain existing qualifications and achieve further educational development.

5.8(h) To liaise between the Management Committee and the Junior Sub-committee, ensuring due diligence in:

(i) establishing formal links with local school heads and PE departments regarding junior cricket

(ii) setting out and managing the Club’s structure re junior teams and coaching arrangements

(iii) ensuring that the Club has adequate coaching skills to fulfil its development and coaching obligations

(iv) assisting with promoting junior cricket through the Club and supporting fundraising and sponsorship events

5.9 Bar Manager and Events Co-ordinator

The Bar Manager’s responsibilities are as follows:

5.9(a) To be the official Club Bar Steward

5.9(b) To ensure that the Club’s Licences for alcohol and entertainment are maintained

5.9(c) To use every effort to ensure that the cash and stock are as secure as possible with regard to the security measures available at the Club

5.9(d) To administer and record Bar takings and cash floats in coordination with the Club Treasurer

5.9(e) To promote the Bar for the benefit of the Membership

5.9(f) To ensure the bar area of the club house is kept clean and to comply with all Health and Safety requirements.

5.9(g) To secure support from the Membership to operate and run the Bar for sporting and social events

5.9(h) To set the prices of items sold on the Bar in coordination with the Management Committee

5.9(i) To procure and maintain appropriate stock levels for the Bar

5.9(k) To maintain Bar Account & Receipt records and present accurate records to the Club Treasurer

5.10 Ground Management Co-ordinator

The Ground Management Co-ordinator’s responsibilities are to organise the people and equipment week by week under the direction of the Management Committee, and to provide information of monthly budget and spend for seasonal ground maintenance.

5.10(a) To cut and maintain the outfield in good condition.

5.10(b) To cut and maintain wickets for junior and senior matches in consultation with team captains and junior team managers.

5.10(c) To prepare, organise and carry out pre-season rolling, cutting, etc of the square.

5.10(d) To plan, organise and carry out pre-season rolling, cutting, etc of the square.

5.10(e) To help maintain the condition of artificial practice wickets.

5.10(f) To ensure that the out of season servicing of ground machinery is carried out.

5.10(g) To ensure that the areas of the perimeter of the ground are sprayed and kept clear of weeds.

5.10(h) To ensure the car park is kept tidy and free of weeds.

5.10(i) To ensure that nuisance from rabbits and moles is controlled.

5.10(i) To give a ground report at each Management Committee Meeting.

5.11 1st, 2nd and 3rd Team Captains

The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Team Captains’ responsibilities, other than those on the field of play, are as follows, and may be delegated to the vice-captain or other responsible member of the team.

5.11(a) To remain in contact with the other members of the Selection Committee and arrange Selection Committee Meetings

5.11(b) To contact players and inform them of match selection

5.11(c) To ensure all Members have a fair opportunity to play

5.11(d) To maintain team and individual playing statistics

5.11(e) To ensure the collection of match-day subscriptions and payment of match-day expenses

5.11(f) To record all receipts and payments for match days and to forward such records and receipts to the Club Treasurer without undue delay

5.11(g) To ensure team results are reported to the relevant League Results Secretary in accordance with its rules

5.11(h) Vice-captains of the senior sides are invited to attend and participate fully on matters on the Management Committee Meetings.

5.12 Commercial Manager

The Commercial Manager’s responsibilities are as follows:

5.12(a) Working with Club Members, identify opportunities for both internal and external fundraising & sponsorship financial support

5.12(b) Promote Sponsorship opportunities to external Companies & Bodies

5.12(c) Co-ordinate Fundraising & Sponsorship initiatives through the Management Committee & the Club Membership

5.12(d) Support the Management Committee in Developing and Submitting Grant Applications where appropriate

 

6. Annual General Meeting (AGM)

6.1 The Management Committee shall be responsible for ensuring that an AGM is held each calendar year, and shall endeavour to do so by the end of November at the latest

6.2 The Secretary shall give fourteen days’ notice of the AGM to each Senior Cricket and Social Member of the Club, including Honorary Life Members

6.3 Notice shall be deemed to be served if the Secretary contacts the Member by e-mail message, telephone call, voicemail message or letter

6.4 Notice shall be deemed to be served on the day that the e-mail is written, the telephone call is made or the voicemail message is left, or the day after the postmark on any notice sent by post

6.5 The quorum of an AGM shall be thirteen Members

6.6 The Officials of the Management Committee shall be elected by simple majority vote of those Members in attendance. The exception being the role of Club Welfare Officer which is an appointed position by the Club Chairman.

6.7 Alterations to this Constitution may only be made by a two-thirds majority of those in attendance at an AGM

6.8 Motions proposed by Members must be presented in writing to the Chairman or Secretary at least 28 days prior to the commencement of the AGM

6.9 Any motion proposed by a Member must be placed on the agenda notice of the AGM, 14 days before the AGM, unless the Chairman or Secretary in their reasonable consideration deem that discussion of such a motion would be detrimental to the Club

6.10 Motions, except those which would expressly or impliedly alter this Constitution, shall be carried or rejected by simple majority vote

6.11 There shall be no provision for proxy votes to be cast at AGMs

6.12 All Honorary Life Members, Senior Cricket Members and Social Members are entitled to cast one vote on each issue put to a vote at an AGM, save when a specific cricket issue is involved, whereupon all Honorary Life Members, Senior Cricket Members, Management Committee Members and Social Members who have a child or children as Junior Cricket Members shall be entitled to one vote only

6.13 Where service of notice is necessary, it shall be sufficient for the Club Secretary to have attempted to communicate with individual Members through the existing contact details which they have furnished to him

7. Extraordinary General Meetings (EGM)

An EGM may be called by either a majority vote of the Management Committee or a written request to the Club Chairman signed by twenty Members

7.1 The Club Chairman must convene an EGM within 28 days of either occurrence in Clause 7.1, and must do so without undue delay

7.2 The Club Secretary shall give fourteen days’ notice of the EGM to each Senior Cricket and Social Member of the Club, including Honorary Life Members

7.3 Notice shall be deemed to be served if the Club Secretary contacts the Member by e-mail message, telephone call, voicemail message or letter

7.4 Notice shall be deemed to be served on the day that the e-mail is written, the telephone call is made or the voicemail message is left, or the day after the postmark on any notice sent by post

7.5 The quorum of an EGM shall be thirteen Members

7.6 There shall be no provision for proxy votes to be cast at EGMs

7.7 All Honorary Life Members, Senior Cricket Members and Social Members are entitled to cast one vote on each issue put to a vote at an EGM, save when a specific cricket issue is involved, whereupon all Honorary Life Members, Senior Cricket Members, Management Committee Members and Social Members who have a child or children as Junior Cricket Members shall be entitled to one vote only

7.8 Where service of notice is necessary, it shall be sufficient for the Secretary to have attempted to communicate with individual Members through the existing contact details which they have furnished to him

 8. Club Finances

8.1 All match subscriptions and nets fees are set by the Management Committee

8.2 Annual Membership Subscription Fees shall be set by majority vote at the Annual General Meeting on the recommendation of the Management Committee

8.3 Team Captains are responsible for ensuring that match subscriptions are collected from their players and that written notification of such subscriptions paid or unpaid is returned to the Treasurer without undue delay after each match

8.4 Members indebted to the Club shall be barred from playing at the Management Committee’s discretion

8.5 In cases of extreme financial hardship, Members may ask that the Management Committee allow annual Subscriptions of any kind to be paid by the Club. In such cases, the Member will repay the sums paid by the Club on a weekly basis as determined by the Management Committee

8.6 All cheques drawn on the Club’s bank accounts shall be signed by two nominated Management Committee Members

9. Club Trophies

9.1 The understated trophies shall be presented each year at the Annual Club Presentation Evening:

9.2 The winners of the trophies shall be nominated by the Management Committee in strict accordance with Clause 9.3

9.3 Only weekend league games in the YDSCL and Conference shall be considered by the Management Committee for nomination to win a trophy:

9.3(a) The batting trophy will be awarded to the player who has the highest average having played in 50% or more of the league games and scored a minimum of 250 runs. If no player scores 250 runs the criteria drops to 200 runs. This criteria applies to all three teams

9.3(b) The bowling trophy will be awarded to the player who has the lowest average having played in 50% or more of the league games and taken a minimum of 15 wickets. If no player takes 15 wickets the criteria drops to 10 wickets. this criteria applies to all three teams.

9.3(c) Team trophy winners must have played in a minimum of 5 games

9.3(d) For trophy-winners who are determined by the Members, only Members who have played 50% of games played that season for the relevant team are eligible to cast a vote

9.3(e) The Bill Copley Memorial Trophy – Young Player of the Year will be awarded by the Management Committee to the junior member playing in senior cricket with due regard to overall performance statistics, sportsmanship exhibited, skills improvement, and a dedication to cricket.

9.3(f) The Brian Watson Trophy – Club Person of the Year will be awarded by the Management Committee in recognition of any Club member regarded as having consistently performed ‘above and beyond the call of duty’.

 

10. The Bar

10.1 Individuals who are not Members of the Club and who wish to use the Bar and facilities of the Club must be signed in by a Member

10.2 When a non-Member is signed in by a Member, it is that Member’s responsibility to ensure that the non-Member is made aware of the Bar Rules and that the non-Member abides by such Rules

10.3 The Bar Manager is responsible for maintaining the ‘Signing-In’ Book and to ensure that all individuals using the Bar are either Members or have been appropriately signed in by a Member

 

11. Demise of the Club

11.1 In the event of the Club winding up, being wound up, merging with another Club or disbanding, the following provisions shall apply

11.2 Where 70% or more of the Club’s Members wish to merge with another Club, all of the Club’s assets and remaining funds shall transfer to that other Club

11.3 Where more than 30% of the Club’s Members present at an AGM or EGM do not wish to merge with another Club, or in any other situation other than in Clause 11.2 above, then the Club’s assets and remaining funds, after settlement of all debts and trustee obligations, shall be donated to other Clubs in the area sharing the similar values and objectives as those of Welton & Brough Sports Club.

 

12. Disciplinary Action

12.1 All Members, signed-in visitors and sporting opponents and their guests are expected to comply with the express terms and spirit of the Club’s Code of Conduct for Cricket Club Members and Guests, Code of Conduct/Set of Rules for Young People, Safeguarding policy, Anti Bullying Policy, Changing Policy Statement, Transport Policy, Photography and Video Camera Policy hereafter collectively referred to as ‘Codes of Conduct’.

12.2 A violation of the Code of Conduct may be reported to any Officer of the Management Committee at any time. However all matters with regards to children and vulnerable adults should be reported direct to the Club Welfare Officer.

12.3 Disciplinary and grievance procedures will be dealt with in accordance with the ‘Welton and Brough Sports Club Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures.

 

13. Employees at the Club

13.1 In the event that the Club are required to employ personnel for remuneration within the Club, recruitment will be taken on a fair and equitable basis in accordance with the Club’s ‘Recruitment Policy for the Selection of Volunteers and Paid Staff’ In addition, this will need to be registered in accordance with Government Legislation for Volunteers.

13.2 Conditions of Employment

Terms and Conditions of Employment will include requirements set out in the Club’s Code of Conduct any specific Performance Criteria and Compliance Standards as outlined in section 12 (Disciplinary Action).