How COVID-19 is affecting me and VGC

Ciara's update on how she and VGC are coping with COVID-19. "We will get through this, and we will be stronger as a business and as people, as a result."

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Coronavirus myths

There is a lot of fake coronavirus news around - some of the myths, and where you can go to find the facts, before you share something that may not be true.

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Looking on the bright side

This is a difficult time, but to stay mentally healthy we need to look on the bright side, however hard that sometimes is.

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Updated information about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (80% pay)

Updated information about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, also called the 80 per cent pay entitlement - what we know so far.

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VGC art competition

To support families, we are holding a VGC art competition. Please send us a landscape pdf or jpeg under 10MB, with an engineering or construction theme.

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Places where you can get financial advice

We have collated a list of places which offer financial advice for people who are worried about their finances during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Seeing the positives at a challenging time

Ciara writes about seeing the positives at this challenging time, including finding new ways to work which may transform flexible working in the future.

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Information about pay during the COVID-19 outbreak

The latest information about the government coronavirus job retention scheme, sick-pay, and funding for people who are self-employed

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Working from home

VGC people across the country are working from home to support our workforce and clients during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Social distancing

Social distancing means keeping apart from other people to reduce the transmission of coronavirus and keep you, your colleagues, and your loved ones safe.

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Coronavirus – message to staff 9 March 2020

VGC is committed to keeping everyone well and safe. We ask staff to follow Public Health England advice to stop coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading.

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I’m a qualified mental health first aider now

Nicki writes about her experiences on the MHFA England mental health first aider course: "I loved it, and couldn't wait to go back."

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