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.
New experimental data on the UK economy detailing the impact on businesses from the coronavirus (COVID-19). Data is from the Business Impact of Coronavirus Survey; a 2-weekly survey designed to estimate the impact over the previous 2 weeks and the expectations for the following 2 weeks.
Early experimental data on the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the UK economy and society. These faster indicators are created using rapid response surveys, novel data sources and experimental methods.
Summary statistics on the number of defence personnel who have had a COVID-19 test; and for the UK Armed Forces, the number of positive cases of COVID-19. Added the COVID-19 tests in defence and positive cases in the UK Armed Forces dated 27 August 2020.
This briefing sets out how HMRC will continue to support customers and the economy over the coming months.
Experimental statistics for weeks 1 to 12 of NHS Test and Trace contact tracing in England and coronavirus testing (UK).
How the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) puts together the contact tracing data in its weekly reports. Updated to reflect that: median turnaround times are now reported, the median number of contacts per case is now included, the way in which recent close contacts are identified for complex cases has changed since the beginning of NHS Test and Trace, and the number of non-complex close contacts identified and the number who were reached and asked to self-isolate is also provided for each upper-tier local authority.
The latest weekly statistics show that the service has consistently reached the vast majority of those testing positive and their contacts in 3 months of operation.
This page explains when to wear a face covering and how to make one. Updated with information about penalty fines for not wearing a face covering.
Weekly number and percentage of care homes reporting a suspected or confirmed outbreak of COVID-19 to PHE by local authorities, regions and PHE centres. Added explanation of future reporting and confirmation that this report has now ceased.
What schools, colleges and students need to know about cancelled GCSEs, AS and A levels and other qualifications in 2020, and the plans for taking future exams. Updated with information on the awarding of grades and autumn exams in 2020 and exams in summer 2021.
A guide for schools and colleges on who should enter students for autumn exams. It also explains the support DfE is giving for sites, invigilators and exam fees. Updated key points and background sections.
List of countries and territories from where you can travel to England and may not have to self-isolate. Czech Republic, Jamaica and Switzerland to be removed from the exempt list for arrivals from 4am, Saturday, 29 August 2020.
What educational settings need to do when recording attendance in the educational settings status form from 1 September 2020. The updated educational settings status form and guidance is now available.
An overview of the NHS Test and Trace service, including what happens if you test positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) or have had close contact with someone who has tested positive.
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.
Governance Advice & Updates
From Tuesday next week the DSC will be returning to their London and Liverpool offices and have come up with a returning to the office plan. It may give you some ideas or tips that might be useful in your own planning.
The latest newsletter from Catalyst featuring:
Winning organisations will receive core funding of up to £40,000 plus access to excellent training and development to support their leaders.
Organisations must be at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with income between £80,000 and £2.5 million. Up to 20 awards will be made, ranging from £3,000 to £40,000; the training and development is valued at a further £9,500. Organisations will also have a film made, receive help with press and publicity, and be given a set of promotional materials.
The GSK IMPACT Awards are judged by a prestigious panel of judges and provide national recognition for the winning charities.
Tesco Bags of Help has set up a new fund to support communities in need during the COVID crisis. Organisations that provide services to vulnerable groups can apply for a grant of £500 to support their emergency response. Typically, the fund will support organisations that have experienced increased demand, disrupted services or those that are running new services. Applications are invited from a range of organisations including voluntary organisations, registered charities, schools, health bodies, Parish/Town councils, social enterprises, CICs, community councils, local authorities and housing organisations.
This unique grant round is designed to help organisations to adapt their services to the new situation and to continue or resume supporting families safely. Trustees remain committed to supporting excellent local organisations and projects that work with disabled children, children with life limiting conditions and their families.
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