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Every Tuesday and Friday D&G Council publish a community bulletin which provides an update on COVID-19 related matters.

The bulletin includes articles on community resilience, community initiatives, community spirit and volunteering activities being undertaken by...

A new service is being launched to match rural businesses with potential employees and volunteers during the response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Skills Matching Service (SMS) will ensure that key businesses, such as farms, crofts and organisations which need help to...

Cash for Kids: Basic Essentials Family Grant/Fund

Cash for Kids Westsound have launched a Basic Essentials Family Fund available to organisations seeking to help the individual families they work with that have been affected by poverty due to the Covid-19 virus. 

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Employers with acute skills gaps are now able to quickly advertise immediate opportunities to a broad audience through My World of Work Job Hub, in line with ...

The Ben - Relief Fund for Bar and Restaurant Staff 

A new fund has been launched for bar and restaurant staff who have lost their job and/or income as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

This fund is administered by the Scottish Drinks Industry Charity - The Ben...

COVID-19 SEISS GUIDE FACTSHEET

The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will support self-employed individuals (including members of partnerships) whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19.

We have created a quick guide factsheet on the Self...

Following advice from the Government to slow the spread of Coronavirus, Social Security Scotland staff are now working from home. This includes all Local Delivery staff. This has meant some disruption to our telephony systems and we are working to provide support by phone to those who need it....

A new Covid 19 Emergency Response Catering Guide for Community, Voluntary & Third Sector Groups has been created. This guide aims to answer a wide range of questions at this time in relation to the preparation and delivery of food during this emergency.

To read the full...

A new Covid 19 Emergency Response Catering Guide for Community, Voluntary & Third Sector Groups has been created. This guide aims to answer a wide range of questions at this time in relation to the preparation and delivery of food during this emergency.

To read the full...

HMRC will reimburse 80% of furloughed workers wage costs, up to a cap of £2,500 per month. HMRC are working urgently to set up a system for reimbursement. Existing systems are not set up to facilitate payments to employers. 

To access the scheme you will need to:

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