Resources for staying in touch virtually, adapting to new working patterns and looking after your mental health.

As charities and social enterprise embrace the move to remote working, we'll continue to share resources for staying in touch virtually, adapting to new working patterns and looking after your mental health.

Staying Connected & Remote Working

Zoom Support During Covid-19

Zoom's resource page provides support through demos, tutorials and blogs on how to use the platform effectively whilst remote working.

Coronavirus Tech Handbook

The Coronavirus Tech Handbook provides a space where technologists, specialists, civic organisations and public & private institutions can collaborate on a rapid and sophisticated response to the outbreak. It is a dynamic resource with many hundreds of contributors that is evolving very quickly. Its design is easy to read, intuitive to use, and allows for easy long term engagement. With your help, they can continue to provide a comprehensive library of all known resources for mitigating every impact of the pandemic.

Coronavirus Remote Working Handbook

Also part or the Coronavirus Tech Handbook is the remote working handbook. In there, you will find tips and best practise for working from home. 

OMG, I’m working remotely, now what?!

Best practices and tips to help you stay well, focused and boost your productivity while working from home, a coffee shop or really anywhere in the world. 

Remote Working by LinkedIn Learning: Setting Yourself and Your Teams Up for Success

Optimize working remotely, whether you’re new to remote work or not, and whether you’re leading a team or part of a team involving distributed team members. Discover how to be productive and stay connected when working from home or other remote environments.

How to work remotely in a time of coronavirus

As charity and social enterprise staff increasingly adapt to work from home in the face of coronavirus, this Civil Society article looks at how to make it work for your charity. 

Digital Support

Mental Health 

Mental Health Foundation

Access resouces on looking after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak here. 

Mind: Coronavirus and your wellbeing  

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. You can access a whole host of resources and support via their website. 

World Health Organisation: Mental Health Considerations

Access WHO's guidance via the link above.

How to turn off work thoughts during your free time

Feeling burned out? You may be spending too much time ruminating about your job, says psychologist Guy Winch. Learn how to stop worrying about tomorrow's tasks or stewing over office tensions with three simple techniques aimed at helping you truly relax and recharge after work.

Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health

BBC News article containing guidance on looking after your mental health during the outbreak.