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Covid-19 and food supply: the impacts on fishing and farming industries

The result of Covid-19 is a situation where largely, food is still available in the nets and in the fields – but it is not reaching the shelves. Farmers and fishermen are turning to new methods of reaching customers, assisted by local government and communities who have played a key role in the approach.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing

Online Training: Managing Homeworking Performance

This two-hour interactive online workshop is a chance to consider these questions and also to develop skills and new approaches going forward.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event
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Covid-19: How can we make sure our staff stay safe at work?

Staff should be safe at work. Managers have responsibility to ensure that workplace practices adhere to both law and government guidance, as well as being concerned with the wellbeing of staff in the broadest sense. What is needed will continue to change as we move out of lockdown.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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Covid-19 related deaths by occupation: ONS data

The ONS has published an analysis of Covid-19 related deaths in different occupational groups. We summarise the findings and consider their implications for managing the crisis, especially the phased return to work, and what data like this can tell us about existing social and economic divisions in our society.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Briefing

Online Training: An Introduction to Mental Health

This two-hour webinar has been designed to provide an introduction to mental health, with the aim of understanding more about some of the most commonly diagnosed disorders, as well as provide advice and guidance on how to support ward members who have issues with their mental health.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event

Online Training: Beyond Coronavirus: A new type of culture for a new type of authority: The role of Organisational Development

This series of 3, 90 minutes, online workshops are an interactive opportunity to develop your awareness and understanding of the organisational implications of change and the way in which Organisational Development can be used to challenge and shift culture to where it needs to be. It’s a chance to share experiences and opportunities and stimulate…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event
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Covid-19: How should local authorities be looking after their workforce during the outbreak?

Council staff are facing many challenges – such as undertaking a new or more senior role, balancing home working with caring responsibilities and dealing with increased workloads. We look here at the help that is available to support the workforce and give practical guidance for dealing effectively with the key concerns.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Briefing

Covid-19: Truth be told

In quarantine with the internet makes fertile ground for conspiracies, misdirection and information that is just plain wrong. But do we make things worse by angrily confronting the lies?

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