News: Sector News

Heatwave plan for England

4th June

The Heatwave Plan for England provides the latest advice from Public Health England on how to make appropriate preparations for summer heatwave events.

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The Institute for Voluntary Action Research (IVAR) offer online peer support sessions

4th June

These 90 minute sessions, for up to 10 voluntary sector leaders at a time, will give you the opportunity to explore and discuss the challenges you are currently experiencing, precipitated by the COVID-19 outbreak.

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10 Days of Happiness

4th June

10 Days of Happiness is a free 10-day online coaching program which guides you through daily actions for happier living.

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Has your charity made use of Covid-19 Government support measures?

4th June

Charity Tax Group are asking charities on the extent to which they have made use of Government Covid-19 support measures.

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The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme has gone live

4th June

Employers with fewer than 250 employees can now claim for coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP).

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Social connection in the COVID-19 crisis

4th June

The lockdown has reinforced the importance of digital inclusion, and has demonstrated the importance of the ‘old-fashioned’ ways of communicating. 

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Launch of the New NHS Test and Trace service

4th June

Anyone who now tests positive for coronavirus will be contacted by NHS Test and Trace and will need to share information about their recent interactions.

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Survey highlights need for remote employee volunteering

4th June

A survey of community charities has highlighted the need for remote employee volunteering to help support charities and people across UK.

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The 7 Stars Foundation Charity Support Fund – Launching July

4th June

In July, The 7 Stars Foundation is launching an unrestricted grant funding programme open to charities with a turnover of less than £1.5m across the UK who are working with at-risk young people

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Rotherham Older People’s Forum Update

4th June

Our management committee is meeting each week on-line to make sure members continue to be engaged and their interests represented in this challenging time.

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