Volunteers & volunteering

An interview with Rupert Wilson & Don Murray

Rupert and Don are two of our longest-standing trustees, leaving us at our AGM in April 2024, with a total of more than 22 years of service to PlantNetwork between them. We dive in to find out their fondest memories, what they have done for PlantNetwork and how their time as trustees has enhanced their careers.


Link to Business in the Community (a group of not-for-profit organisations) Cares web site page.
Cares is a network of more than 350 partner companies that address social issues in communities by volunteering their employees’ skills and time during business hours.

Volunteering and the law

Link to a Volunteering England PDF guide to legal issues for volunteer managers.
Volunteers and the Law covers all the main areas of concern including: Expenses, Benefits, Criminal record checks, Health and safety, Data protection, Avoiding creating employment contracts.