Beware of coronavirus scams

Criminals are exploiting the coronavirus outbreak - UK citizens have lost over £7 million to coronavirus-related scams. Here are some of the latest.

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Hobbies, music and nature make you happier

Research results show that taking up a hobby, being outside close to nature, and listening to music can all help make people happier.

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Safe working during coronavirus – overview

Safe working information for all VGC staff working during coronavirus - to keep yourself, your colleagues and your family safe.

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Sleeping in a heatwave – 20 tips for keeping cool

If you're struggling to sleep during the heatwave, here are 20 ways to keep cool, from sheets in the fridge to opening the loft hatch.

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Staff mental health survey results

Responses to our mental health survey suggest staff are looking after their mental health by getting fresh air, talking to friends, and taking exercise.

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Masks and face coverings

What's the difference between a mask and a face covering? Dust masks, provided as part of construction work PPE, vs fabric face coverings to stop COVID19

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COVID-19 absence reporting and sick pay (SSP)

COVID-19 coronavirus: guidance for staff on absence reporting and entitlement to statutory sick pay (SSP) if you are ill or asked to self-isolate.

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Travelling safely during coronavirus

We've set out VGC's guidance for travelling safely now the lockdown is easing. This guidance applies to you especially if you are using a VGC vehicle.

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Our communications during the coronavirus outbreak

During the coronavirus outbreak, we're sending regular communications to all staff, as well as using our website and social media to keep everyone informed.

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Keeping mentally healthy – adapting to the new normal

Life is now significantly different to before coronavirus. What may have been looked upon as unusual was, within a matter of days, the new normal.

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Staying healthy

As coronavirus becomes the 'new normal', it's easy to settle into unhealthy habits. We've collated some websites with advice on looking after your health.

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Staff mental health survey

Please fill in our staff survey to tell us how you are coping with the coronavirus outbreak. Your answers will help us to support everyone's mental health.

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