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Month: January 2021

Spotlight on: Evelyn’s Support

28th January 2021

At the end of last year we asked Small Good Stuff members about some of the challenges they faced in their everyday work, as well as some of the positive experiences they’d had during Covid. As part of this consultation, we sent out a survey to gather more details about how we can help lobby … Read more

Free workplace wellbeing workshops in February

28th January 2021

Accent Wellbeing are holding a series of free workshops on workplace wellbeing. They are open to all – whether you’re a manager or employee wanting to improve wellbeing and resilience within your organisation and teams. The aim is to help you improve your own wellbeing, the wellbeing of your teams and create wellbeing systems. Timetable: … Read more

Shifting your funding practices during Covid-19

26th January 2021

NPC have produced a guide exploring the shifts in funding practice seen during Covid-19, and offering guidance on how funders can adapt during the pandemic. Read the full guide here Read more

Coronavirus toolkit for charities

26th January 2021

NPC have launched a toolkit of resources to help charities shape their response to the coronavirus pandemic. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic is vast. As this crisis continues, charities need to be resourceful, responsive, collaborative and innovative in order to keep serving those who need them. NPC’s toolkit provides guidance for immediate and longer … Read more

Help and support if your business is affected by coronavirus

26th January 2021

Watch videos and register for free webinars to learn more about the support available to help you deal with the economic impacts of  Coronavirus. Find out more Read more

Kickstart Scheme Grants

21st January 2021

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to create new job placements for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long term unemployment. Employers of all sizes can apply for funding which covers: 100% of the National Minimum Wage (or the National Living Wage depending on the age of the participant) … Read more

COVID-19: Information for individuals and businesses in Wales

21st January 2021

A page on government guidance specific to those living in Wales. This includes guidance for businesses as well as individuals and families, and has recently been updated to include information on volunteering. See the full page here. Read more

Free PPE extended until June 2021

21st January 2021

As the largest vaccination programme in the UK’s history continues, the Government has extended the provision of free personal protective equipment (PPE) for COVID-19 needs to social care providers until the end of June 2021. The scheme has been extended to better support this critical stage for vaccination and mass testing programmes. CQC registered providers … Read more

Getting help with daily activities outside your home during coronavirus

21st January 2021

Guidance explaining how you can minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) while getting the help you need to: get around in unfamiliar settings communicate with others go shopping exercise This information has now been updated to reflect changes to the coronavirus restrictions that came into effect on 17 May. Read the full government guidance … Read more

Micro Provider & Self Employed Care Professionals

21st January 2021

NACAS has teamed up with Community Catalysts to offer free support to anyone thinking about becoming a  self employed care worker, and will include guidance such as the correct company model for you, advice on whether you need to registered with a care regulator and setting your rates. NACAS offers self employed care workers free resources such … Read more