Business and Employers

The government has announced a number of schemes to help businesses in this difficult time. Below we have listed some of these with the relevant links if you wish to apply. For more information on the support available for businesses, see the...

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Energy Advice

Energy firms are putting in place new measures to help prepayment customers unable to top up during the pandemic, including posting cards loaded with emergency credit to those who are self-isolating. Regulator Ofgem has written to all suppliers...

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FAQs

Advice for Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for businesses and organisations on how to recognise, contain and report incidents of coronavirus (Early Outbreak Management Action Cards) Do you own a food business and are you thinking about...

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Advice if you’re anxious

Social isolation, reduction in physical activity, unpredictability and changes in routine can all contribute to increasing stress. Many people including those without existing mental health needs may feel anxious about this impact including...

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Travel advice

There are some countries and areas where there’s a higher chance of coming into contact with someone with coronavirus. If you’re planning to travel abroad and are concerned about coronavirus, see advice for travellers on GOV.UK.

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Benefits and Money

Zero hours contract / Self Employed If you’re on a zero hours contract, you can get statutory sick pay if you’re earning over £118/week. I am on a zero hours contract and have been laid off, what do I do?    You may be eligible for...

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Health Advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) We all have our part to play to mitigate the effects of coronavirus. What is coronavirus and should I be concerned? Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing...

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Volunteering in Hyndburn

Volunteering opportunities in Hyndburn: Aawaz The Voice of Asian Women Across the Nation All volunteers are offered a full induction and regular supervision and support to assist them in carrying out their work. The charity has in place a self...

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Emergency Planning

The Civil Contingencies Bill was introduced to Parliament on 7 January 2004. Its development was informed from the start by close consultation with key stakeholders in what was an open and inclusive policy-making process. The Civil Contingencies...

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Act Now

Our priority this Christmas is to keep everyone safe and secure while attending events and being in crowded places. The public can help by being vigilant and reporting anyone or anything that seems out of place or suspicious. Please report issues...

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