The immediate impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on employment has been large and it has been rapid, LGIU Associate Mark Upton, looks at the potential impact on people and places.
Covid-19: Strategies to support mental health and wellbeing
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The latest report by the National Youth Agency, the UK’s leading youth charity and voice for young people and youth work, highlights the scale and prevalence of young people’s needs that are amplified by the Covid-19 pandemic. This briefing also looks at other reports on the experiences of youth during the lockdown.
Although everyone is affected by Covid-19, women’s experiences of the pandemic and lockdown can be significantly different to men’s. Policy makers at national and local level need to listen to women and ensure that policies meet their specific challenges, or the pandemic may exacerbate existing gender inequalities.
The unprecedented circumstances of Covid-19 have necessitated agile adjustment, and they will also create many more projects related to the ‘new normal’. This briefing seeks to clarify what we mean by project management and to demonstrate a practical approach to it.