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  • Sabretooth's Avatar
    Today, 12:21 AM
    I wanted to find out what other peoples solutions were to the problem of transporting equipment to camp. Obviously when you go to camp you need to...
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  • DKRSL's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:00 AM
    DKRSL replied to a thread Hardship policy in Scouting Talk
    We're also in an affluent area, so we don't need this too often but, on the other hand, when we do, we're well-enough funded that it's not hard to...
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  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 09:15 PM
    I can't remember why we discounted Lloyds... I think it was because there are no branches in Scotland... Although I think you can deposit cash (big...
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  • dasy2k1's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 06:31 PM
    Lloyd's still do treasurers accounts. The old TSB one was actually the Lloyd's one from pre spilt, when they seperated their systems they stopped...
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  • pstretch's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 03:37 PM
    pstretch replied to a thread Nursery in the HQ? in Scouting Talk
    Iím aware of Scout Groups who earn c. £20k per year from licensing their hall to playgroups daytime Monday to Friday. That level of income is not to...
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  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 01:46 PM
    I've been on the phone to them twice. Apparently it's linked to the IT problems they had, so I think that may have happened just after you opened...
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  • dragonhhjh's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 10:21 AM
    You need to also be working out what it actually costs you to run your hall by the day/hour etc. We recently reviewed our hire charges and looked at...
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  • mang21's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 10:09 AM
    mang21 replied to a thread Nursery in the HQ? in Scouting Talk
    We have a reasonable relationship with the ones that use part of our building - although their lease has come to an end and needs reviewing. Its made...
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  • RisingStar's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 09:14 AM
    I've seen nurseries who have a good relationship with the group, and that's the key. Locally it's hard to get into a nursery and those there are have...
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  • Bushfella's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 08:20 AM
    Bushfella replied to a thread Nursery in the HQ? in Scouting Talk
    I have not looked into this recently but Kirklees Early Years inspected all premises where mother and toddler/ nurseries met. As I said, mileage...
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  • claire.shadbolt's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 08:03 AM
    Since posting the question, I have been very quiet. But I have read all the replies and they are very informative. Thank you. Sent from my...
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  • Dr_Pepper's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 08:01 AM
    Dr_Pepper replied to a thread Nursery in the HQ? in Scouting Talk
    Some extreme views here, all the original poster was asking is how much others charge nurseries to use their halls, not missives on why not to hire...
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  • Epona's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 07:57 AM
    Epona replied to a thread Nursery in the HQ? in Scouting Talk
    Just to point out that in a Parent & Toddler group the children are still under the care and guardianship of their parent. They're not left with...
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  • Bushfella's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 07:13 AM
    Bushfella replied to a thread Nursery in the HQ? in Scouting Talk
    I would have doubts about a nursery. 1*/ The safety requirements are much more stringent than they are for older children - esp Scouts and Guides...
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  • Bushfella's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 07:05 AM
    Bushfella replied to a thread Hardship policy in Scouting Talk
    Bit of a moot point, but in the long run, they do. Not that it matters so long as the "system" is not abused.
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  • Alfbranch's Avatar
    18-03-2019, 03:36 AM
    TSB are not opening any new ones at the moment https://www.tsb.co.uk/business/accounts/treasurer-account/ Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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  • Nick's Avatar
    17-03-2019, 10:58 PM
    Nick replied to a thread Nursery in the HQ? in Scouting Talk
    We had a play group renting our hut until they went bust a few years ago. Lots of demands and I was forever having to rod the drains as they insisted...
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  • shiftypete's Avatar
    17-03-2019, 08:32 PM
    Really? Its less than a year since we opened 4 such accounts for our Group with TSB, are you sure you haven't just been fobbed off?
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  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    17-03-2019, 08:03 PM
    Other than what others have said (the key word being: beware...) I don't think it would be an hourly charge under these circumstances - with full...
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  • boballan's Avatar
    17-03-2019, 07:40 PM
    boballan replied to a thread Nursery in the HQ? in Scouting Talk
    Beware!! We had a playgroup using our hq for some years until they went bust owing us a reasonable amount of "rent". We had a strict agreement but...
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  • Neil Williams's Avatar
    17-03-2019, 06:29 PM
    Do not ever, ever allow the word "tenancy" or "stakeholder" to be used. Ever. They are licencees. They do what you tell them or they get out. ...
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  • Richard T's Avatar
    17-03-2019, 04:53 PM
    Quick one, if you have a nursery in your HQ how much do they pay for the use of the building?? We have one in our HQ ( a commercial nursery, as...
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  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    17-03-2019, 04:26 PM
    pa_broon74 replied to a thread Hardship policy in Scouting Talk
    Look at what I was replying to. That was the context. I was giving a bit balance, or thought I was.
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  • Alfbranch's Avatar
    17-03-2019, 01:32 PM
    I am glad I read this as CAF bank may be what we are looking for in my group Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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  • shiftypete's Avatar
    17-03-2019, 12:54 PM
    shiftypete replied to a thread Hardship policy in Scouting Talk
    I did not quote you out of context, go read your own posts, you specifically said other parents will end up paying for it, you even said it twice in...
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  • Bushfella's Avatar
    17-03-2019, 12:03 PM
    Bushfella replied to a thread Hardship policy in Scouting Talk
    One of the benefits of the smaller group is that we tend to know all of the parents. We insist that upon registration a parent comes and fills out...
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  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    17-03-2019, 11:32 AM
    pa_broon74 replied to a thread Hardship policy in Scouting Talk
    You've taken my quote out of context. I said it because there are some groups where other parents would end up covering it. We also fund raise, if...
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  • shiftypete's Avatar
    17-03-2019, 10:46 AM
    shiftypete replied to a thread Hardship policy in Scouting Talk
    That is not always true. For example our Group receives regular donations from a couple of former members specifically to help enable kids to...
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  • Keith at 2M's Avatar
    16-03-2019, 06:30 PM
    Keith at 2M replied to a thread Wide Game help in Scouting Talk
    Possibly too advanced for the cubs but we ran a series of bases where they were given partial words & letters as prizes for completing tasks...
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