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Coronavirus: information for councils
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Approaches to managing licensing and related issues during the COVID-19 pandemic
This note provides a summary of issues councils’ licensing teams and others have raised with the Local Government Association (LGA) and outlines how these could be managed based on a set of key principles and examples of what councils have already advised us they are doing in response.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) communications support and templates: Internal communications
As we adjust to a different world, internal communications has never been more important. From ensuring colleagues can work from home and keeping staff updated on developments to ensuring that their wellbeing and mental health is supported, there’s a lot going on for internal communications and employee engagement teams.
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