The financial impact of COVID-19 on disabled people and carers

A briefing from the Joseph Roundtree Foundation reports the financial circumstances of disabled people are more unstable during the COVID- 19 pandemic, including facing rising costs, reduced incomes and heightened challenges to accessing the labour market.

The foundation argues the case for keeping the uplift to Universal Credit as well as extending this support for people on legacy benefits.

Download the full report here

Supporting the Third Sector through COVID-19

A series of documents and updates regarding the 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Programme and the response to COVID-19 can be accessed here.

As ever, our dedicated CSI Representatives are here to understand and unpack the issues that the third sector is facing within the current ESIF programme which are affecting their ability to use European funds effectively. 

So that we can raise these issues at government level on your behalf and pro-actively work for solutions, we’re asking Third Sector organisations to tell us their experiences using these funds, in light of the outbreak of COVID-19. Please contact us via