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UPDATED: COVID-19: recovery loan scheme

27th October 2021

The government has now released information on a new loan scheme to support access to finance for UK businesses as they grow and recover from the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more. Read more

UPDATED: COVID-19: what to do if you’re self-employed and getting less work or no work

1st October 2021

Guidance for people who are self-employed and getting less work or no work because of coronavirus (COVID-19). Coronavirus (COVID-19): what to do if you’re self-employed and getting less work or no work Read more

UPDATED: Advice and guidance from SCIE about delivering face to face adult day care

24th September 2021

SCIE have published new guidance about delivering face to face adult day care, particularly as the restrictions of lockdown are eased. The guide aims to support you, day care managers, social workers, commissioners and providers, to restart or continue activities. It is focused on community-based day services, day centres (with and without personal care), including … 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

Businesses in lockdown – promote your efforts for free is an offer from Coast & Vale Community Action and includes micro enterprises in Ryedale

19th January 2021

Businesses in lockdown – promote your efforts for free | CaVCA This is a message for independent traders in Scarborough, Whitby, Filey and Ryedale – there is extra support during the lockdown from Coast & Vale Community Action (CaVCA). If you are a local retailer or a social enterprise, you can send us your website … Read more

List of Coronavirus support for business from outside government

10th July 2020

The Government have produced a list of business resources and support from public bodies, organisations and charities that may be useful to employers and employees. Topics include things like mental health and wellbeing, communications and marketing, business to business advice and more. See the list of links here Read more

Online forum for social enterprises

18th May 2020

Social Enterprise UK have launched an online forum, designed to bring the social enterprise community together to share their experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic, to discuss important topics and to post offers of support and calls for help. Take a look and join in the forum here Read more

Learning Framework

6th May 2020

Collaborate CIC have produced a free, open-access learning framework to help organisations structure their learning activity. It is suitable for people working in organisations (of any shape, size, form) who are providing support to the public — from local authorities and charities, to community groups and health services. It is intended to be simple and … Read more

Coronavirus and voluntary sector resilience

1st April 2020

The Centre for Social Justice have compiled a briefing looking at the potential impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on the income of the voluntary sector. The briefing also makes some recommendations to government. Read the full briefing here Read more

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