Ideas to organise your team around Covid-19 safety measures

Cross-party support for #FurloughForGood

Charities Minister urged to rethink furlough

Surveying the impact of furlough and Covid-19 on charities

Furlough for good – an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

Ideas to organise your team around Covid-19 safety measures

October 14, 2020 by  
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Hey teams and Team Leads, how’s it going? 👋 We’re seeing plenty of teams get creative with building a team and running sessions while protective measures are in place. Here’s a bunch of genius ideas that could help your team make a strong start this season. If you’re a team please ensure you continue to […]

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 […]

Furlough for good – an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

March 28, 2020 by  
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UK Charities risk grinding to a halt just as they are needed most. COVID-19 is affecting all aspects of our lives and society in ways we are only just beginning to contemplate. Measures intended to alleviate financial stress threaten to deplete charitable provision by precluding charity workers placed on ‘furlough’ from undertaking critical work on […]

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