Planning for the future: Finance

As lockdown starts to be lifted, groups are thinking about whether they will be able to resume rehearsals in the coming months. Each group will be in a different position and must assess the risks and take decisions based on its own situation, location and membership.

Now is the time to research your options, talk to your members, meet as a committee and make a plan for the next three to six months or year ahead.

The role of the chair

The role of your group’s committee or management team (or whatever term you use to describe the group of people who volunteer their time to run your group) is to organise and facilitate the activities of the group, whilst supporting and protecting the reputation of the group and ensuring that legal responsibilities are met.  The role of the chair within this, is to oversee the work of the committee and the everyday activities of the group to ensure that these aims are achieved.