The vital, voluntary services and community response during the lockdown has opened people’s eyes to the role of infrastructure. While the current investments in justice infrastructure is welcome it's important that long term funding also goes to support collaborative and accountable networks and membership organisations which ensure frontline services most efficiently.
On the 15th July, HMCTS are hosting an online event to outline 'Use of Remote hearings to maintain justice during the coronavirus outbreak'. Register today
This response fund will provide emergency funding to grassroots treatment and recovery voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations delivering vital services at the frontline of the Covid-19 pandemic response. Funding will be distributed by Collective Voice and will be exclusively available to organisations with turn overs of less than £2m.
Homeless Link are hosting a two-day online conference on Rough Sleeping from the 8th - 9th July. Following the hit of the Covid-19 pandemic, the conference aims to showcase existing good practice on supporting those who are currently or are at risk of sleeping rough and will consider how the sector can move forward in light of the changes brought by Covid-19.
MEAM (Making Every Adult Matter) are hosting a free substance misuse and multiple disadvantage learning hub on the 16th July from 1:30 - 4:30pm. The hub will explore best practice, commissioning, policy and adaptations related to Covid. Register today.
The original plans for the working group and subgroups, which are supported by the LIP Network, were disrupted due to the changing priorities Covid presented. Our response to these changing needs was to commission a response exercise to understand how sector needs, experiences, issues, and solutions around innovation had changed. The following represents a summary of our findings.
Charity Digital in collaboration with Catalyst are hosting a series of 'what next' digital webinars to get charity trustees and leaders up to speed with digital and planning for a post-covid world.
In this blog post, Chris Knight, a partner in the charities team at VWV argues that charities' strategic thinking must evolve to prepare for a post-Covid world.
Trust for London have collated a selection of resources from their grantees, the wider sector, and other related sources to support organisations working through the COVID-19 crisis.
Inspiring Impact have collated a selection of free resources to help charities with impact and evaluation during Covid-19.
This online training session by LawWorks, delivered by Cecily Crampin, a barrister practising property law from Falcon Chambers, and will cover Practice Direction 51Z (PD 51Z). You can listen to the recording on the LawWorks website now.
This online training session by LawWorks will provide a general introduction and overview of the main changes to welfare benefits and the appeals process that have been introduced since the COVID-19 crisis. Held on 9th July from 11:00 - 12:00pm, book your place today.
This online training session by LawWorks will give guidance enabling small charities & pro bono clinics to review their GDPR compliance during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In this online training by LawWorks, experienced employment law trainer John Sprack, will examine: redundancy and the job retention scheme, redundancy and unfair dismissal and collective consultation: when and how should it take place.
In this episode of Law in Action Joshua Rozenberg asks the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Burnett of Maldon, whether new ways of working can deliver justice during a crisis.
A statement from the National Pro Bono Centre re. premises.
On 3rd July from 13:00-14:30 join the Rt Hon David Lammy MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Dr Kieran Mullan MP, Justice Select Committee Member, Dr Natalie Byrom, Director of Research and Learning at the Legal Education Foundation and Chair Aidan Shilson-Thomas, Reform Criminal Justice Researcher at the Reform Thinktank webinar. If you want to join, email: email@example.com
This is the Ministry of Justice’s regular stakeholder communications update service. This is intended to signpost the latest COVID-19 guidance and central government updates. The following is an update directly from the Ministry of Justice.
The House of Lords Constitution Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the constitutional implications of Covid-19. They are currently calling for evidence on the implications of Covid-19 on the court system. The deadline for submissions is Thursday 20 August at 12 noon.
This know-how guide produced by advicenow will help you understand more about hearings that happen by phone or video and where to go for up to date information on how the Coronavirus outbreak might affect your hearing.