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  • hippysurfer's Avatar
    Today, 06:45 AM
    That was my point exactly. Because the dual-authorisation is applied when the card is topped up, it has to be treated as if you were handing the...
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  • garethhowell's Avatar
    Today, 06:34 AM
    We are also about to start using FairFX. We had a problem getting the cards issued, but we will start using them after the half-term. The points...
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  • arfabuck's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:57 PM
    arfabuck replied to a thread Chasing unpaid subs in Scouting Talk
    No wonder it is so difficult to recruit leaders/helpers if this is what 'Scouting' has become in the UK. I , personally , would not have a bar of...
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  • Bloory's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:02 PM
    We use FairFX corporate cards and would not be without them. They waive most of the cost and we have a pool of cards
    6 replies | 178 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:39 PM
    I'll check this out, the due to the number of columns we need to have on the spreadsheet, the check box/list doesn't present well. It'll work okay if...
    6 replies | 152 view(s)
  • dasy2k1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:39 PM
    Yep our system os very simple. Either we pay and email the recipt to the treasurer, paid back within a day or two by bank transfer. Or for big...
    6 replies | 178 view(s)
  • dasy2k1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:35 PM
    dasy2k1 replied to a thread dbs checks in Scouting Talk
    Ahh, where it says is this an EU passport say no! The system means EU(but not UK) when it says that. Sent from my ONEPLUS A5000 using Tapatalk
    14 replies | 1848 view(s)
  • Neil Williams's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:26 PM
    Neil Williams replied to a thread dbs checks in Scouting Talk
    You need a minimum of three items of ID.
    14 replies | 1848 view(s)
  • DKRSL's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:10 PM
    We played this tonight, very successfully. By amazing good luck (and we're sure they didn't cheat), one team got two out of three codes first try,...
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  • Richard T's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:11 PM
    Richard T replied to a thread dbs checks in Scouting Talk
    Just tried to complete a DBS renewal in Atlantic with an (acting) GSL who is new to the system, and not very computer literate. So armed with two...
    14 replies | 1848 view(s)
  • scoutadelic's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:43 PM
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  • bernwood's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:41 PM
    bernwood replied to a thread Can you imagine? in Scouting Talk
    I used to love being in Ventures, those camps where Skip would drop you off for a weekend camp on friday and pick you sunday. Bottles of beer wrapped...
    26 replies | 672 view(s)
  • GSL-Baloo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:37 PM
    I recently started to play with AppSheet as a app in front of a cloud hosted spreadsheet. It seems very simple or can be very powerful. It makes...
    6 replies | 152 view(s)
  • hippysurfer's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:24 PM
    We have considered their use in the past. However, there are some real problems. From a financial control point of view, they are equivalent to...
    6 replies | 178 view(s)
  • ASLChris's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:56 PM
    Why not just have a quick expenses repayment process?
    6 replies | 178 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:45 PM
    pa_broon74 replied to a thread Can you imagine? in Scouting Talk
    But you have a district right? edit. Every scout in every troop had the opportunity to join a unit here too, they always did and technically still...
    26 replies | 672 view(s)
  • chubbchubb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:24 PM
    Just looking at the practicality of setting up prepayment debit cards for each of our sections to save them having to put expenses in each term. Does...
    6 replies | 178 view(s)
  • RisingStar's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:15 PM
    RisingStar replied to a thread Can you imagine? in Scouting Talk
    As we are working by personal anecdote... In this highly rural district there are now twice as many explorers as there used to be ventures. And more...
    26 replies | 672 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:42 AM
    Yup. I should have asked sooner - I just found that option. It's ideal. Still some finagling to do, it's a wee bit small on the tablet screen,...
    6 replies | 152 view(s)
  • ASLChris's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:32 AM
    I'd suggest just a data cell dropdown with a selection of reasons if you need to filter on it, as you can do that with two fingers (yes its two taps,...
    6 replies | 152 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:46 AM
    pa_broon74 replied to a thread Can you imagine? in Scouting Talk
    The thought process doing the rounds in our district was that the age range change solved a mostly urban problem, then created huge problems for...
    26 replies | 672 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:33 AM
    Hmmm... Unfortunately with the checkbox (on Excel), you can't then filter on what you've checked and what you haven't. You have to add in a wee...
    6 replies | 152 view(s)
  • ianw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:34 AM
    Checkbox? Google sheet: https://support.google.com/docs/answer/7684717?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en Excel:...
    6 replies | 152 view(s)
  • ianw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:26 AM
    ianw replied to a thread Can you imagine? in Scouting Talk
    Is adding Scouts+Ventures or Scouts + Explorers a fairer comparison? Yes, it ignores the 18+ that were in Ventures, but it's all we've got. Since...
    26 replies | 672 view(s)
  • ianw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:10 AM
    ianw replied to a thread Can you imagine? in Scouting Talk
    We've got 20 Network in Farnham :) having a great time, doing stuff together. Honestly, seeing them in full flow, or just being together, there's an...
    26 replies | 672 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:07 AM
    I don't normally post here, Google normally suffices. I'm sort of an IT guy, but it's very general in nature and in a very niche area. I'm...
    6 replies | 152 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:54 AM
    pa_broon74 replied to a thread Can you imagine? in Scouting Talk
    Have to say... There are definitely more Explorers in our district than there were Venture Scouts, but it took years to settle into a workable...
    26 replies | 672 view(s)
  • DKRSL's Avatar
    22-05-2019, 10:35 PM
    DKRSL replied to a thread A tale of two scouts in Scouting Talk
    One day I'm going to camp next to Cambridge Skip, and watch and learn. However, I'd agree that the changes were tough on Troops that did not have...
    18 replies | 743 view(s)
  • DKRSL's Avatar
    22-05-2019, 10:22 PM
    DKRSL replied to a thread Can you imagine? in Scouting Talk
    When it worked, VSs could be brilliant. I was in a joint/Venture Ranger unit (late 70s mind) and it was categorically the best of a series of good...
    26 replies | 672 view(s)
  • DKRSL's Avatar
    22-05-2019, 10:13 PM
    DKRSL replied to a thread Mess tent lighting in Scouting Talk
    Blimey. We've pretty-much retired our gas lanterns in favour of LED ones from Millets etc. that we power from a collection of rechargeable D cells....
    28 replies | 4141 view(s)
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