Key updated government guidance this week – what your charity needs to know

Article date
14 October 2020
Primary interest
Voluntary sector

This week the government announced the new local Covid alert levels. You can read a summary here.

Local COVID alert levels set out information for local authorities, residents and workers about what to do and how to manage the outbreak in their area. This information is also relevant to charities and community groups in managing services.

The following guidance has now also been updated in line with the above and charities and community groups would benefit from reading these and updating their risk assessments and contingency plans should a local outbreak occur:

Further support and advice:

If your charity or community group would like assistance with understanding how the above applies to your services, or assistance with reviewing your contingency plans, please contact Herjeet at