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.
People on low incomes who need to self-isolate and are unable to work from home in areas with high incidence of COVID-19 will benefit from a new payment scheme.
Crime against households and adults during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, using data from the Crime Survey for England and Wales telephone survey and Home Office police recorded crime.
Information for adult social care providers on COVID-19 guidance and support. Updated guidance links in the section ‘Supporting staff members at higher risk from COVID-19’, removed section on when to furlough workers and edited section on ‘Managing workers with suspected or confirmed COVID-19’.
Summary of local authority survey in England to help understand the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on children’s social care.
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.
Sets out how to self-isolate when you arrive in the UK. You will not be allowed to leave the place you’re staying for the first 14 days you’re in the UK. Clarifies the exceptional circumstances in which a non-exempt international arrival could leave their home while self-isolating.
Guidance on temporary changes to special educational needs and disability legislation during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Updated guidance to show that the Amendment Regulations will expire on 25 September 2020.
Watch videos and register for the free webinars to learn more about the support available to help you deal with the economic impacts of coronavirus. The YouTube video about the extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and flexible furloughing has been updated.
Summary of the PHE data series on deaths in people with COVID-19, outlining what the changes mean and how the data compare to other COVID-19 death data series. Updated related deaths time series spreadsheet with latest figures.
How public health officers apply Schedule 21 to the Coronavirus Act 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Minor updates made to Annex written notices A and C.
Frequently asked questions on what you can and can’t do during the coronavirus outbreak. Updated with details of guidance on face coverings in education institutions that teach people in Years 7 and above
GCSE, AS and A level grades in England – summary guidance on appeals, malpractice and maladministration complaints.
Guidance for schools and further education (FE) providers on the initial supply of coronavirus (COVID-19) home testing kits for pupils, teachers and staff.
Governance Advice & Updates
Record keeping for the self-employed: Whether you use cash basis or traditional accounting, this webinar covers how to set up a record system, typical records you should keep, the advantages of accurate records and how long to keep them.
Expenses and benefits for employers – phones, internet and homeworking: During the past few months, many employers have asked employees to work from home – sometimes providing mobile phones and internet to help them. Using examples, we’ll show you how to deal with tax and National Insurance when an employer provides a mobile phone, internet connection or homeworking expenses.
3SC’s August newsletter featuring:
Good corporate support isn't about simply asking hopefully. The best corporate-charity partnerships - and the ones that pay off - are all about building relationships. This practical short online course will show you how.
Shadow Minister Rachael Maskell MP also says there has been a 'servant-master relationship between charities and the government. The article below requires a membership with Third Sector to read.
In NCVO’s governance round-up for charity trustees this month:
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Commonwealth Foundation is launching a special call for proposals to enable quicker and more efficient support to be delivered to Commonwealth civil society organisations. Through the Special Grants Call: Covid-19, awards of between £10,000 and £30,000 will be made available to registered, not-for-profit civil society organisations from all Commonwealth Member States to support national initiatives that engage constructively with government to strengthen relevant institutions, policies and practices as communities and countries seek to recover and rebuild. Applications should relate to one or more aspects of the COVID-19 situation and response. Applications can be made from 1pm on the 1st September 2020 until 1pm on the 18th September 2020.
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