The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is far reaching affecting young people, adults, the elderly & vulnerable, employers and businesses alike. A network of advice and support to help manage the wide range of problems created has sprung up across the country.
Advice and Support from GOV.UK
Advice and support on all aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic including
is available from GOV.UK.
Additional advice and support including:
is available from NHS.UK
Advice and support if you have been made redundant or are out of work
Information on what help and support is available if you’re struggling because of coronavirus is available from GOV.UK.
Advice and Support for Employers and the Self-Employed
Advice for Employers, small businesses and the self-employed is available at the following links:
Advice and Support for Employees
Advice for Employees is available at the following links:
Furlough/Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
Furlough is where an employee or worker agrees with their employer to stop work temporarily but stay employed. Furlough must be agreed in writing.
The Furlough/Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ended on the 30th September 2021.
Employers must submit claims for September by 14 October 2021 and make any amendments by 28 October 2021.
Full information and guides to the Government Furlough/Job Retention Scheme are available at the following links:
Information and advice on specific areas surrounding coronavirus is available from Citizens Advice at the following links:
Further specialised information is available from Charitable Organisations at the following links:
Local Area Information
For advice and information pertaining to your local area go to your local council website.
Local Support Groups
More than 1,000 volunteer groups have been set up to help those self-isolating during the coronavirus outbreak. More information is available from Covid-19 Mutual Aid.
Further My advice Gateway Sections
Other specific detailed advice can be found at the following MAG sections:
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