Useful links
Wednesday, April 15
Here are some useful links for:
NHS workers in London
Old Scholars who may be furloughed
Those looking for volunteering opportunities

For Old Scholars working for the NHS and based in London:
Cook-19, are a London based charity delivering ready-made meals to NHS staff in different trusts across the capital. If you know anyone who works in the NHS who could do with a delicious meal during their shifts, or wish to request a meal for yourself as a frontline worker, please head to the charity’s website https://cook-19.co.uk/ for more information.

For those working from home for the first time:
The following advice about well-being may be useful
https://www.hays.co.uk/blog/-/blogs/7-simple-ways-to-look-after-your-wellbeing-when-working-from-home

For those who have found themselves furloughed, or who will be facing it shortly:
Money Saving Expert Tips
https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/2020/03/uk-coronavirus-help-and-your-rights/
Net salary calculator 2020-2021 (including a Furlough calculator)
https://www.thesalarycalculator.co.uk/
Daniel Barnett’s podcasts on the Government’s Furlough Scheme
Listen to Episode 43 podcast at http://employmentlawmatters.buzzsprout.com/
The Emotions of being Furloughed
https://www.mountainswave.com/post/the-emotions-of-being-furloughed

Volunteering – some options
Ideas for Furloughed workers
https://viewber.co.uk/news/6-ideas-for-those-furloughed-or-free-of-work
Neighbourhood Watch C-19 response
https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/news/our-news-special-edition-published
Walk a dog or short-term foster a pet whose owner is in hospital
https://cinnamon.org.uk/volunteers/
NCVO Overview
https://www.ncvo.org.uk/ncvo-volunteering/i-want-to-volunteer/volunteering-coronavirus
Do IT - Say how you can help to get matched to opportunities
https://doit.life/coronaresponse
NHS Volunteer responders
https://www.goodsamapp.org/NHS