“Insurers must pay small firms for Covid lockdown losses”

The BBC has just reported that “tens of thousands of small businesses will receive insurance payouts covering losses from the first national lockdown, following a court ruling.” SWOAPG Members who had previously been denied insurance claims might like to contact their insurers to check whether this has any relevance to them. For the full report … Read more

Save Outdoor Education – Petition and Survey

Save Outdoor Education – Petition Please support the petition to the UK Government seeking financial support for Outdoor Residential Centres during closure as a result of Covid: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/552754. Support Needs for Outdoor Residential Businesses / Organisations – Survey “This survey [by UK Outdoors] is designed to identify the immediate and future support requirements of the … Read more

Funds for Self-Employed / Freelancers

Just in case you weren’t already aware of these: The third round of the Self Employment Income Support Scheme will open for applications on 30 November; HMRC should have already contacted you if you are eligible to apply for this. It was suggested by Visit Wales at out AGM on Thursday that some outdoor activity … Read more

Job Opportunity: writing a Manifesto for the BMC for Wales

Are you knowledgeable about Welsh politics? Are you interested in mountaineering, rock climbing and hillwalking in Wales? Are you familiar with the BMC’s work, including access and environmental, youth development and participation, and clubs? The BMC is looking to employ a contractor for a fixed contract to work closely with the BMC’s Access & Conservation … Read more

SWOAPG e-mail transition

SWOAPG will shortly be changing e-mail providers and there is a small possibility that, during the transition process, some messages to us may not get through. We expect this to take no more than a day at the very most, but if you do receive a non-deliverable message – or don’t receive a response from … Read more

Job opportunity at Atlantic College

In these troubling times there may be some light at the end of the tunnel for the right person: https://www.atlanticcollege.org/discover/careers/current-vacancies They are looking for a Seafront Coordinator, someone who has the skills and experience to lead groups in their amazing seafront location and also plan and prepare for the future of seagoing from Atlantic College!