Cross-party support for #FurloughForGood

Charities Minister urged to rethink furlough

Surveying the impact of furlough and Covid-19 on charities

Cross-party support for #FurloughForGood

May 11, 2020 by  
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Baroness Tyler and 14 cross-party members of the House of Lords have supported the #furloughforgood campaign by writing directly to the Chancellor of the Exchequer seeking urgent clarification of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to allow charity employees to volunteer for their organisation. The letter was accompanied by a briefing paper for Government prepared by […]

Charities Minister urged to rethink furlough

May 1, 2020 by  
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Baroness Barran, Minister for Civil Society yesterday responded to questions from peers surrounding support for charities and allowing fuloughed charity employees to volunteer for their organisation. We’ve emailed Lady Barran a briefing paper requesting her support in asking the Government to urgently reconsider their position. Read the email below and download our briefing paper and […]

Surveying the impact of furlough and Covid-19 on charities

April 9, 2020 by  
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Whilst the Chancellor’s injection of £750 million for the sector is welcome, this funding will largely be accessible only to organisations involved in the covid-19 response and will take time to unlock. Meanwhile, charities across the UK continue to fight for survival as workforces are furloughed en-masse, services closed and activities curtailed – just when […]

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