Category: Coronavirus


Impact of COVID19 on Voluntarty Services – VHS Report

This briefing sets out the top-line results of research VHS conducted in late March 2020. The results demonstrate the impact the COVID-19 crisis is already having on the health and wellbeing of people supported by organisations and on organisations’ own ability to continue supporting people. It highlights the speed, creativity and flexibility that our sector is demonstrating as it responds to the crisis. It also shows the real need for additional resources – and fast. The intention is that this

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Coronavirus: UK government funding support tool

This useful tool can help you to check what you might be eligible for:  

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COVID-19 Job Retention Scheme

For Reference: The government is committed to doing whatever it takes to support businesses and individuals through the Coronavirus pandemic. On 20 March as part of these efforts the Chancellor announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. This funding will be open to all employers with a PAYE payroll scheme that was created and started on or before 28 February 2020, including charities. Employers can apply for grants of 80% of furloughed employees’ (employees on a leave of absence) monthly wage

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Advice on Furlough

Furlough This information was produced 23/3/20, it may change on a daily basis. For furlough to apply, the employee must be sent home without work. This would not apply to employers where the employee continues to work from home. Which employers can claim it? Any business can claim furlough, the only criteria is that you have employees and they are sent home with no work because of the current crisis. Can employers insist on putting someone on Furlough? If you

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