New Start, Let’s get Going!
The Government has launched its new public information campaign, ‘The UK’s new start: let’s get going’! This sets out what organisations and individuals need to do to prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020. Click here to read the Government’s press release.
Campaign advertisements including the slogan ‘Check, Change, Go’ will direct people towards a checker tool which will identify the steps they need to take.
There is also a load of communication resources should you wish to use them, including draft social media messages and poster templates.
VCS Emergencies Partnership website launched
The VCS Emergencies Partnership has launched its website which includes a service to support local organisations and community groups to respond to emergencies, where needed. This is done by matching needs with resources locally, regionally and nationally.
Take a few minutes to look around the website and familiarise yourself with the services that are available, then please share it with your networks.
Charity Digital Skills Report 2020
This year’s edition of the Charity Digital Skills Report created by the Skills Platform is now available. Key findings from the report include:
- 51% of charities still don’t have a strategy for digital
- Influenced by the pandemic, 66% are now delivering all work remotely
- However, 27% have cancelled services because either their charity or their users don’t have the necessary skills or tech
- 66% rate their board’s digital skills as low or having room for improvement