A Sheffield charity providing a much-needed lifeline to isolated older people during the pandemic has landed a £65,000 windfall to extend its work.
With effect from 1 November 2020, the Job Support Scheme (“JSS”) will replace the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“furlough scheme”) which was in place from March 2020. The JSS will remain in place until 30 April 2021.
Commenting on the Chancellor’s announcement of further support for businesses and jobs as Coronavirus restrictions increase, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:
Sheffield based architectural practice Ikonografik Design has helped one of the largest Sheffield GP practices to perform as a major support centre in the front-line fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.
Despite some lockdown restrictions easing many music and arts venues around the country remain closed, and with social distancing restrictions still limiting audience sizes for those who can reopen, how will the sector survive in the long-term?
A pioneering clinical trial will evaluate the use of ‘real time’ viral genomic data to reduce the spread of COVID-19 within hospitals.
It has been seven months since fans were watching football at Hillsborough. Footage of supporters sitting in stands for Sheffield Wednesday’s FA Cup clash against Manchester City seems other-worldly in these Covid times.
From lifting the spirits of people in isolation to raising money for the vulnerable and frontline workers, students at Sheffield Hallam have spent more than 41,000 hours giving back to the community.