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Month: March 2020

Coronavirus advice for co-ops

31st March 2020

Co-operatives UK have produced and collated a range of practical guides and guidance for co‑ops. Topics include: Government support for business HR advice Governance advice Wellbeing tips Online events and webinars Other useful links and resources Read more

Mindfulness resources for health and care staff

31st March 2020

The Mindfulness Initiative have collated a list of mindfulness resources specifically for health and care staff – take a look here Read more

Information about Coronavirus – easy read leaflet

30th March 2020

Here is a photosymbols easy-read information leaflet about Coronavirus: Corona easy read leaflet Read more

Coronavirus support, resources and webinars for social enterprises (inc. health & social care specific)

30th March 2020

Social Enterprise UK have set up a Coronavirus hub of information for social enterprises. The hub is being continually updated and includes things like: Health and social care resources Briefings Webinars Legal support Support network Practical support Lobbying Visit the hub here Read more

Data protection and coronavirus

30th March 2020

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have updated their guidance around data protection practices during the coronavirus pandemic. Find out more here Read more

Small Good Stuff achieves great things

27th March 2020

Blog by Community Catalysts’ Angela Catley shared as a guest blog on the TLAP website Keeping our communities going is more important than ever. Angela Catley from Community Catalysts, one of the organisations on TLAP’s directory of innovations in community-centred support, reflects on some of the local initiatives taking root. In these last few weeks, we have all faced uncertainty about … Read more

Data protection, GDPR and the Coronavirus

27th March 2020

Hope and May have produced a blog which includes lots of useful information about Coronavirus and data protection. This includes things to consider as your working practices change and some things move online. The blog is a live document and will change as new information emerges. Read the full blog here Read more

Financial support and webinar for charities

27th March 2020

The NCVO are sharing an ‘on demand’ webinar about key legal issues you may need to consider as a charity during the Coronavirus outbreak. Find out more and sign up here The NCVO is also working closely with the government on a package of financial support specifically aimed at supporting the voluntary sector as the … Read more

Funding programmes to help local organisations in responding to the challenges of the Coronavirus

27th March 2020

GrantsOnline have put together a list of organisations who are providing funding programmes for local organisations to help respond to the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic. The list also includes the types of funding available. Take a look at the list here – it will be updated over the coming days and weeks. Read more

Protect yourself from Coronavirus scams

25th March 2020

Fraudsters are using Coronavirus as a cover to con more victims. See the links below for information to help you stay safe from scammers. Action Fraud have put together some useful guidance to help you avoid scams here There are examples of scams and helplines available here from the LGA The BBC has shared some … Read more