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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
The latest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk level in the UK.
The new voluntary coronavirus (COVID-19) study will assess and monitor the prevalence of COVID-19 among pre-school, primary and secondary school pupils and teachers.
Find out how to recognise when contact from HMRC is genuine, and how to recognise phishing or bogus emails and text messages.
A series of documents and updates regarding the 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Programme and the response to COVID-19.
A summary of attendance in education settings since Monday 23 March and early years settings since Thursday 16 April. Added latest data and ‘4 June 2020 summary: attendance in education and early years settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak’.
HMRC data about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, and the VAT payments deferral scheme.
As an emergency response to coronavirus (COVID-19), we’ve developed a temporary online service to upload a number of completed forms and send them to Companies House digitally.
Sets out the infection control measures that the infection control fund will support, including information on the distribution of funds and reporting requirements.
Sets out how to self-isolate if you arrive in the UK on or after 8 June 2020. You will not be allowed to leave the place you’re staying for the first 14 days you’re in the UK.
How local authorities and social care providers can tell the Department for Education (DfE) about the death of a colleague across children’s services.
Shops in England selling non-essential goods will be able to reopen from Monday 15 June, the Business Secretary confirmed today, thanks to continuing progress in meeting our 5 tests.
People on paternity and maternity leave who return to work in the coming months will be eligible for the government’s furlough scheme, HM Treasury announced today (9 June).
Local authorities have received and distributed funding to support small and medium businesses in England during coronavirus. Chesterfield Borough Council’s allocation was £27,698,000 of which £24,385,000 has been granted to 2,089 businesses as of 7th June. North East Derbyshire District Council’s allocation was £19,690,000 of which £18,380,000 has been granted to 1,643 businesses as of 7th June.
Governance Advice & Updates
Demand for these webinars has been exceptional, so 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.
This morning we received information that the #NeverMoreNeeded campaign has launched a new website to help communicate the message and champion the vital role the charity sector plays to improve people’s lives. On the site you’ll find briefings, research and actions you can do today to help – like template letters for writing to your MP - https://nmn.org.uk/
This is very timely and fits in with the article written by yours truly that we included in our bulletin yesterday - NeverMoreNeeded
At Links we are asking you to go to the website and join the campaign
Please keep us posted about your involvement with the campaign.
Advice & Project Manager
Whether it’s on the news, on social media, or in your community, people are talking about black lives. A long overdue conversation. Although it might sound like this conversation is louder than ever, black people have been fighting all their lives.
You can join the campaign here - https://www.tfaforms.com/4830828
Grants are available for frontline organisations, grassroots groups and community groups across the UK that are working to redress the impact of the coronavirus/COVID-19 and systemic racism on communities of colour.
Historic England has launched a second emergency fund to support the heritage sector recovery from the effects of the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.
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