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April 9, 2020

Job Retention Scheme: Applications Open for Employers on April 20th

HMRC have announced that applications for the UK Government’s Job Retention Scheme will open for employers on Monday 20th April. Your employers need to apply for the scheme online via the HMRC website. The link is not yet live, but you can click here for further information from them on the process of applying. If you are employed and have …

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April 9, 2020

Benefits Support for Constituents During COVID-19 Outbreak

This is a very difficult time for many people, with many losing their jobs or self-employment income or being furloughed. Many will be going through the Universal Credit system for the very first time. The Universal Credit website and phone lines are incredibly busy and many are struggling to access the support they need due to the unprecedented demand. You …

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April 7, 2020

New 2 Meter Social Distancing Rule In Force in Wales

New rules to protect workers during the coronavirus outbreak have come into force since midnight last night in Wales. The regulations mean the 2-metre (6.5ft) social distancing rule will apply to any workplace, including homes, where work and repairs are being undertaken and outdoor spaces. The new rules apply to those workplaces not already covered by the original stay-at-home rules …

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April 7, 2020

Welsh Government Funds to Support Third Sector Organisations During COVID-19 Crisis

The Welsh Government will provide new funding for voluntary organisations, both at the forefront of the Coronavirus support efforts, and for the many that will be hit financially by the crisis. Welsh Government have announced two new funding streams available to charities, community groups and social enterprises in Wales. Charities and voluntary organisations in Wales are facing challenging and uncertain …

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