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Useful Links for Advice and Guidance


Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for the charity sector

COVID-19: Changes to DBS ID checking guidelines

Safeguarding and DBS Factsheet: FAQs

Guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK

How to protect extremely vulnerable people (shielding)

Get coronavirus support as an extremely vulnerable person

Care Act easements: guidance for local authorities

PDF icon RLH Grant Funding Schemes Guidance for business.pdf

PDF icon RLH Grant - Business Rates Expanded Retail Discount 2020-21 Coronavirus Response.pdf



Information for Village Hall Committees re Lockdown 5th November 2020


Good Finance

A guide for navigating funding possibilities during Covid-19


Information Commissioner's Office

Data protection and coronavirus: what you need to know

Data security – a guide to the basics

National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)NCVO logo

Your Organisation and Coronavirus

Coronavirus and governance: What charity trustees need to think about

Volunteers responding to coronavirus

Coronavirus and charity funding: The latest developments

What's in the emergency coronavirus bill?

National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

Stay Safe Online - Top Tips for Staff

Home working: preparing your organisation and staff

PDF icon Using passwords to protect your devices and data.pdf

PDF icon Business Email Compromise - Dealing with targeted phishing emails.pdf

PDF icon (U)_Coronavirus_Map_Azorult_Alert.pdf

PDF icon NCSC updating-malware-ransomware-guidance.pdf

PDF icon NCSC cyber-experts-step-criminals-exploit-coronavirus.pdf

PDF icon NCSC ransomware.pdf



Stay at Home Advice

If you think you have symptoms use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do

Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services (SCVYS)

Supporting Young Peoples Mental Health

Tools for Youth Workers

Guidance for Detached and Outreach Youth Work

Staffordshire County Council

Looking after your wellbeing while staying at home

Coronavirus Kindness #DoingOurBit - How to help others safely

PDF icon SCC Beware of Scams.pdf

Staffordshire Police

PDF icon Cyber Fraud Update 30.03.2020.pdf

PDF icon Useful Contacts for Advice about Fraud.pdf

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Adult Safeguarding Partnership Board

PDF icon SSASPB What do I do if I have an adult safeguarding concern.pdf

PDF icon SSASPB What do I do if I have an adult safeguarding concern.pdfSSASPB What do I do if I have an adult safeguarding concern.pdf

Volunteering Matters

A quick guide to running community volunteering safely

A guide on staying safe when volunteering

Risk Assessment Template

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Template documents for organisations needing volunteers

Victim Support

PDF icon Victim Support - Advice for Groups - Scammers and Fraudsters.pdf

PDF icon Victim Support - Advice for Individuals - Scammers and Fraudsters.pdf

World Health Organisation (WHO)

6 ways to protect yourself from Covid-19