|NALC has updated its dedicated webpage on the coronavirus. This includes a blog from BHIB Council Insurance, details on the financial impact survey, updates on holding remote meetings guidance and a range of advice resources. See the updates below:
BHIB Councils Insurance
BHIB Councils Insurance has shared their latest blog which was pulled together in response to some local councils reporting increases in vandalism and requesting help to manage it.
Financial impact survey
NALC has gathered evidence on the financial impact of the coronavirus on local councils. This information is vital in representing to the government on the loss of income to local councils during these difficult times, and the need for a tailored financial support package for the local council sector. A short survey was sent to local councils and NALC’s Super Councils Network. NALC is also working with county officers on a separate survey on the financial impact on county associations.
Holding remote meetings
NALC has updated its guidance on holding remote meetings to include more information on risks, security and telephone conference calls.
Sources of advice
Following the new announcements this week on changes to the coronavirus response, there is a range of sources of information that will help councils understand this new stage: