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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Michelle Mulvaney (Strategy Manager at the City of Edinburgh Council) shared with us an overview of the Edinburgh Partnership’s Community Planning strategy and governance which includes the LOIPs, LIPs, the Neighbourhood Networks and how the VSF’s fit into that. Her presentation is here: ECHF Presentation Feb 20
The second of this round of VSF was the Forth and Inverleith Forum, chaired by Dawn Anderson (Pilton CHP) Morag Wilson (Stepping Stones).