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COVID-19 Funding Support   Reviewed 10th November


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Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for people in England with animals     Published 2nd December

Making a childcare bubble with another household     Updated 2nd December

Making a support bubble with another household     Updated 2nd December

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable     Updated 2nd December

Coronavirus (COVID-19): grassroots sports guidance for the public and sport providers     Published 1st December

Coronavirus (COVID-19): grassroots sports guidance for safe provision including team sport, contact combat sport and organised sport events     Published 1st December

Arrangements for visiting out of the care home     Published 1st December

Care home residents to be reunited with families by Christmas     Published 1st December

Visiting arrangements in care homes     Updated 1st December

Making a Christmas bubble with friends and family     Updated 1st December

Guidance for the Christmas Period     Updated 1st December

COVID-19: Guidance for managing playgrounds and outdoor gyms     Updated 1st December

Ofsted warns of risk to children ‘out of sight’ during pandemic     Published 1st December

The health, economic and social effects of COVID-19 and the tiered approach     Published 30th November

Community testing to help lift restrictions in highest tiers     Published 30th November

COVID-19: Guidance for the safe use of multi-purpose community facilities     Updated 30th November

Enabling safe and effective volunteering during coronavirus (COVID-19)     Updated 30th November

Coronavirus: How to help safely     Updated 30th November

Local restriction tiers: what you need to know     Updated 30th November

Guidance for the Christmas Period     Published 29th November

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant extension     Updated 29th November

Coronavirus (COVID-19) contingency framework for education and childcare settings     Published 27th November

Protective measures for holiday or after-school clubs and other out-of-school settings for children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak     Updated 27th November

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)     Updated 27th November

What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak     Updated 27th November

Guidance for parents and carers of children attending out-of-school settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak     Updated 27th November

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for the charity sector     Updated 6th November

Brexit transition: The civil society sectors from January 2021     Published 4th November

Test to Release: England introduces testing strategy for international arrivals     Published 24th November

Local restriction tiers: what you need to know     Published 23rd November

Tier posters: Medium, High and Very High     Published 23rd November

Staying mentally well: winter plan 2020 to 2021     Published 23rd November

COVID Winter Grant Scheme     Published 23rd November

Return of fans to elite sports events and reopening of grassroots sport from 2 December     Published 23rd November

Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for homecare workers     Published 20th November

More health workers to benefit from visa extensions     Published 20th November

COVID-19: mitigation of risks in occupational settings with a focus on ethnic minority groups     Published 20th November

COVID-19: suggested principles of safer singing     Published 20th November

Guidance for full opening: special schools and other specialist settings     Updated 20th November

Personal protective equipment (PPE): local contacts for care providers

COVID-19: Guidance for the safe use of multi-purpose community facilities     Updated 17th November

Providing free school meals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak     Updated 16th November 

Education and childcare settings: national restrictions from 5 November 2020     Updated 16th November

COVID-19: letters to clinically extremely vulnerable people     Published 13th November

Enabling safe and effective volunteering during coronavirus (COVID-19)     Published 13th November

Safe working in education, childcare and children’s social care     Updated 13th November

Businesses in England to receive £2.2 billion to see them through national restrictions     Published 13th November

Testing for coronavirus at home     Published 12th November

COVID-19: mitigating impacts on Gypsy and Traveller communities     Updated 12th November

Providing apprenticeships during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak     Updated 12th November

Boost for restaurants, pubs and cafes as Jenrick extends takeaway services     Published 11th November

Christmas guidance set out for university students     Published 11th November

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable     Updated 11th November

Coronavirus and the social impacts on disabled people in Great Britain: September 2020

Ofsted: Children hardest hit by COVID-19 pandemic are regressing in basic skills and learning

Children in care are being ‘failed by the state’

Boost for restaurants, pubs and cafes as Jenrick extends takeaway services     Published 11th November

Christmas guidance set out for university students     Published 11th November

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable     Updated 11th November

Latest Corona Virus information from ACRE

Volunteer placements, rights and expenses

Social media giants agree package of measures with UK Government to tackle vaccine disinformation

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)     Updated 9th November

New winter package to provide further support for children and families     Published 8th November

Making a childcare bubble with another household     Published 6th November

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Meeting with others safely (social distancing)     Updated 6th November

Critical workers who can access schools or educational settings     Updated 6th November

New National Restrictions from 5 November     Updated 6th November

Getting support outside of your home     Updated 6th November

COVID-19: Guidance for small marriages and civil partnerships     Updated 6th November

Use of the NHS COVID-19 app in education and childcare settings     Updated 6th November

COVID-19: guidance for the safe use of places of worship during the pandemic     Updated 6th November

What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak     Updated 6th November

Making a support bubble with another household     Updated 6th November

Jenrick launches ‘Protect Programme’: the next step in winter rough sleeping plan     Published 5th November

New protections for renters over duration of national restrictions     Published 5th November

Guidance for the public on the phased return of outdoor sport and recreation in England     Updated 5th November

Closing certain businesses and venues in England     Updated 5th November

COVID-19 and renting: guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities     Updated 5th November

Coronavirus: How to help safely     Updated 4th November

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New guidance to support safe care home visits during lockdown     Published 4th November

Clinically extremely vulnerable receive updated guidance in line with new national restrictions     Published 4 November

Further precautions advised on top of the tougher national measures being introduced, as cases continue to rise.

Education and childcare settings: New National Restrictions from 5 November 2020     Published 4 November  

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable    Updated 4 November

Updated guidance in line with national restrictions commencing 5 November 2020. Easy-read guidance temporarily removed and will be updated shortly. 

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Accessing food and essential supplies     Updated 4 November

Updated with guidance on accessing food during the lockdown.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): what to do if you’re self-employed and getting less work or no work     Updated 3rd November

Updated the guidance to clarify eligibility conditions for Universal Credit and New Style Employment and Support Allowance and to add Pension Credit, New Style Jobseeker’s Allowance and the Test and Trace Support Payment as other financial help that can be claimed.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): what to do if you were employed and have lost your job     Updated 3rd November

Updated the guidance to clarify eligibility conditions for Universal Credit and New Style Jobseeker’s Allowance and to add Pension Credit as a benefit that can be claimed if you’ve lost your job.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): what to do if you’re employed and cannot work     Updated 3rd November

Updated the guidance to clarify eligibility conditions for Universal Credit, New Style Jobseeker’s Allowance and New Style Employment and Support Allowance; to add Pension Credit, and the Test and Trace Support Payment as other financial help that can be claimed.