How will easing the lockdown affect your organisation?

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With discussions now moving to easing the restrictions, we’d like to know what coming out of lockdown might mean for your organisation.

How will you run your services or your fundraising with social distancing measures still in place, for example? 

Please help us, and the government, find out what advice you need by filling in our form

And below, you’ll find our weekly mix of new and previously shared coronavirus advice. 

Best wishes, Matt GilfeatherMarketing Communications Manager 

New 
Making the government’s coronavirus support schemes work better for charities
Many of the business support measures are open to charities, but they are designed in ways that actually restrict access. Elizabeth Chamberlain explains the improvements we’re pushing for. 

DCMS select committee report calls for urgent action to support charities
After hearing evidence from NCVO and many other charities, the committee’s recommendations include a stabilisation fund for the sector and a review of existing support schemes.  

Two recent webinars available to watch again
Governing during a pandemic:What are the key things trustees need to focus on?

Involving volunteers during the pandemic – what you need to know

More upcoming free webinars 

How to involve and safeguard your volunteers during coronavirus
14 May | 14.00Common volunteering roles, key safeguarding principles and well-being tips. 

NCVO / Zurich webinar: Assessing risk in uncertain times
20 May | 10.00We’ll explain the importance of risk assessments and how effective ones can show that appropriate measures are being adopted pandemic. 

Making decisions in tough times
11 June | 14.00How to balance immediate and strategic choices, and how to make good decisions in a time of crisis.