BMC Child Safeguarding quick guide

Posted by Nick Colton on 03/02/2020
A BMC youth event. Photo: Nick Pope

A quick guide to Safeguarding within the BMC

Child Safeguarding Policy
The BMC has a Child Safeguarding Policy that is reviewed and updated on a regular basis.  Please click here to download a copy of the policy. Read why Safeguarding Matters

Adult Safeguarding Policy
The BMC also has an Adult Safeguarding Policy that is reviewed and updated on a regular basis.  Please click here to download a copy of the policy.

Whistleblowing Policy
The BMC has a Whistleblowing Policy that can be downloaded by clicking here

Training
The BMC provides Child Safeguarding training for volunteers and staff who work with under 18s during BMC events or activities. To find out more please click here

Clubs
The BMC's Child Safeguarding advice and guidance for affiliated clubs can be downloaded by clicking here

Guidance for Young People
Advice and guidance for young people can be found by clicking here

Who to contact
Nick Colton is the BMC's Lead Safeguarding Officer.  If you need any advice, guidance or support email nick@thebmc.co.uk or call 0161 438 3305.

If you wish to report something that concerns you please contact safeguarding@thebmc.co.uk

Childline 
An entirely confidential helpline
Phone 0800 1111   Web www.childline.org.uk

NSPCC:
Phone 0808 800 500  Email help@nspcc.org.uk

Child Protection in Sport Unit 
Phone 0116 366 5590 Web www.thecpsu.org.uk  Email cpsu@nspcc.org.uk


JOIN THE BMC

If you're under 18 (or a student) you can join us for just £25.35 a year. Or, £19.97 for your first year on Direct Debit. With members discounts in over 600 outdoor shops, you'll start saving money as soon as you start buying gear.

For parents:

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