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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE ON EOU OPERATIONS:

The Evelyn Oldfield Unit (EOU) office is temporarily closed as a precaution to protect staff, volunteers, Trustees, service users, visitors and our wider communities from the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. All EOU staff are working from home and they are always online and available on their usual email addresses. Please also note that the EOU office telephone numbers are temporarily unavailable and alternatively you can contact us on 07914 764955.

With best wishes

EOU Team


Lockdown-Related Changes and Guidance Questions and answers on what you can and can’t do, including guidance around vulnerable groups, workers’ rights and childcare can be found here.  Guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic. This includes shops, offices and contact centres, some of which may be relevant to charities, community and voluntary sector organisations.  The Government is also providing new guidance on face covering when in enclosed public spaces such as shops, trains and buses, including how to make a face covering. The Mayor of London has also shared this easy way to make reuseable face coverings. The National Day Nurseries Association have put together FAQs which take into account the planned re-opening of nurseries from June 1st (subject to a review of the scientific evidence on May 28th) and what needs to be considered by early years providers. The Government has issued advice for education and child care settings for pre-school children in early years settings. It advises that the staff to child ratios within Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) continue to apply, and recommends using these to group children.

Coronavirus and the UK immigration system
 “Coronavirus and the UK immigration system” which usually appears at the top of the front page: https://www.freemovement.org.uk/coronavirus/

Coronavirus (COVID-19): get support if you’re a migrant living in the UK
 No Recourse to Public Funds during COVID -19: 
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-get-support-if-youre-a-migrant-living-in-the-uk  

EOU E-Bulletin 18 June 2020

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