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.
Guidance for contacts of a person with a positive test result for coronavirus (COVID-19) who do not live with that person. Added guidance on support bubbles.
Universities Minister, Michelle Donelan, talks to HEPI about the impact of Covid-19 on the sector and mental health support for students during this time.
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.
What school leaders, teachers and school staff need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
What colleges and universities and other providers need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
What local authority children’s services need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Read answers to the questions that best capture the most common topics people asked about. Added a new topic on the Test and Trace service.
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 £24,705,000 has been granted to 2,115 businesses as of 14th June. North East Derbyshire District Council’s allocation was £19,690,000 of which £18,465,000 has been granted to 1,647 businesses as of 14th June.
Governance Advice & Updates
Voice for Change England and Acevo have today published ‘Home Truths: undoing racism and delivering real diversity in the charity sector’. Based on surveys and interviews with nearly 500 BAME people in the charity sector, its release could hardly be more timely. The report includes key findings and important recommendations.
Getting the basics right has never been more important, or more difficult. The way we carry out some of our fundamental activities has changed, at least temporarily. Some challenges are practical, like how to meet and manage staff remotely.
Some are financial like how to balance falling income with increasing demand. Many are about how and how well we communicate with our staff, volunteers and beneficiaries.
These new DSC checklists will help you to prioritise the things you need to, and make sure you’re on the right track.
The Employer Bulletin (June 2020, Issue 84) includes all of the latest Covid-19 updates to help you continue to meet your payroll obligations to HMRC and to claim any relevant grants and rebates during this challenging time. It includes the latest update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, along with updates on the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme and a reminder for reporting Expenses and Benefits for the tax year ending 5 April 2020.
NCVO’s latest update on what’s going on in Westminster that might impact charities, including more parliamentary focus on the impact of covid-19 on charities, the end of virtual proceedings in parliament and a Lords inquiry looking into the effect covid-19 has had on public services.
Guidance to help local authorities and partners to deliver activities supported through the Reopening High Streets Safely Fund. The Reopening High Streets Safely Fund FAQ was updated on 17 June 2020 to provide updated information on websites and Local Authority delivery partners; and an updated Table 1 containing activities that are in and out of scope of the Fund.
Congratulations to The Asian Association of Chesterfield & North Derbyshire who have been awarded the CAF Coronavirus Emergency Fund Grant of £2000 for their Meals on Wheels Project, a part of the Feeding Derbyshire initiative headed by Rural Action Derbyshire.
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