Resources: Coronavirus

Coronavirus Third Sector Information Hub

SCVO's Coronavirus Third Sector Information hub is regularly updated with official information for charities, community groups, social enterprises and voluntary organisations. This includes information on:
New Service Delivery Models
Remote Working
Community Assistance Directory

You can also sign up to receive regular updates through the Coronavirus Third Sector Bulletin.


Burness Paull - Coronavirus Hub

Burness Paull have released lots of useful information for businesses during the coronavirus pandemic which can be accessed here.

A list of resources which are of particular relevance to third sector organisations can be found below:

Burness Paull's regularly updated Coronavirus Hub also contains useful guidance for employers, including the latest information on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Visit the page at

Reopening the Workplace

This useful online discussion organised by Facilities Managers at Xenon Group, Acumen FM and Cognitive FM discusses the 10 steps to take when looking to reopen the workplace. 
This comes with a checklist for you to use when implementing the 10 steps to make sure you've covered everything you need to. 
(based on English legislation and context but widely applicable)

In addition, the Scottish Government have released an Operational guide for retailers (COVID-19) checklist for retailers need to consider when reopening their premises safely. Many parts of this will be useful for organisations who run non-retail premises too. You can read more Scottish Government advice for retailers here


Supporting Communities Safely: Advice for community groups, organisations and volunteer networks

Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC) have published a resource to support community organisations to carry out their vital work safely during the Covid-19 outbreak.
This free, online resource offers a range of practical information and advice on:
How to safely promote your service
How to keep volunteers safe & fit at work
How to get help with complex care needs
How to safely collect & deliver items
How to cook & transport hot meals