The Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire Council for Voluntary Service and Action Limited
Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the Links Board of Directors has made the decision to temporarily close the office until further notice in order to minimise any potential risk to our staff and VCS group representatives in support of the official attempt to slow down the pandemic. If there are any changes, we will keep you informed.
Sandra Pink (Advice & Project Manager) – Email: email@example.com Mobile: 07889 726846..
Help Needed in Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire Survey
We know about the community groups that operate and the good work that you all do. Sadly, we understand that many of you have had to close down due to the Coronavirus crisis.
We are now mapping the help that is available in your residential area.
Find out about taxable expenses and benefits when they are paid to employees because of coronavirus and how to report them to HMRC.
Guidance for trustees on what matters may need to be reported as a serious incident during the coronavirus pandemic.
Privacy notice on COVID-19 virus testing for critical workers and their household members who are self-isolating because they’re showing symptoms.
New management information about the support for rough sleepers and those at risk of rough sleeping during the COVID-19 pandemic.
To monitor the use of the transport system during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, DfT provides statistics on transport use by mode, published every Wednesday.
National COVID-19 surveillance reports, including weekly summary of findings monitored through various COVID-19 surveillance systems.
The Home Secretary delivered an oral statement to the House of Commons on health measures being introduced at the border in response to coronavirus.
The latest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk level in the UK.
Information on COVID-19 including epidemiology, virology and clinical features.
Find out about the ways people can make certain decisions for you or do certain things on your behalf
If you want to make an LPA now, you can still do so while observing government guidance on social distancing, self-isolating and shielding.
Read this update for information about the schemes – Countryside Stewardship, Environmental Stewardship and the Basic Payment Scheme.
This page holds a tracker list of open, staffed and suspended courts during the coronavirus outbreak. It will be regularly updated.
What schools need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Updated to reflect the announcement by the Prime Minister that the government’s 5 tests have been met and the decision, based on all the evidence, to move forward with the wider opening of education and childcare settings.
This guidance explains who will be exempt from new English border rules introduced due to coronavirus. The rules will apply to travellers to the UK from 8 June 2020. Updated to add information on what those exempt need to show at the border to enter the UK.
Governance Advice & Updates
Demand for these webinars has been exceptional, so even more dates have been added.
Coronavirus COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme: Providing an overview of the scheme, this webinar looks at who can claim, when to start paying SSP, employees you can claim for, making a claim, keeping records, and more.
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – How to make a claim: This guides you through making a claim, including the essential information you need, what to do before you make your claim, calculating and processing your claim.
There are a limited number of spaces, so save your place now.
HMRC has agreed to relax a few Gift Aid rules because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these have been negotiated by the Charity Tax Group. One example is that of charities being able to claim Gift Aid on ticket refunds for cancelled events.
DSC Trustee Andrew Purkis speaks to Charity Chat about how the definition of charity has expanded since the 1990s, whether charities are essential, and other issues about the challenge of the lockdown and possible consequences for the future.
NCVO’s governance round-up for charity trustees this month:
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