As a response to school closures, Diversify has developed free social inclusion resources to support parents with homeschooling. The Family Zone will be updated with new and useful content for parents.
A popular exercise programme for care home residents that was halted due to Covid-19, is relaunching thanks to its hard-working student volunteers trialling the use of digital technology to safeguard valuable social contact for older people.
With many premises across South Yorkshire closed due to the latest coronavirus lock down, IFM Insurance in Sheffield is urging business owners to take measures to protect their assets.
Commenting on the support measures for business announced by the Chancellor, BCC Director General, Adam Marshall said:
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s announcement of a new, national lockdown in England, and following the implementation of a lockdown in Scotland earlier today, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:
Commenting on the introduction of ‘Tier 4’ of Coronavirus restrictions in England, with many businesses once again forced to close their doors from 20th December, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:
During the first national lockdown of the Covid pandemic earlier this year, and subsequent social restrictions, thousands of volunteers provided a vital lifeline for many vulnerable people throughout an unprecedented time of anxiety & social restrictions.
A student from Sheffield Hallam, who was furloughed in March due to the coronavirus pandemic and used the opportunity to offer her skills to humanitarian charity Shelter Centre, has been named as Apprentice of the Year.
Commenting on the extension of government-backed loan schemes until the end of April, announced today by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru said: