Covid-19: Support yourself



Career

EMD UK Group Ex Support Pack
Substantial resources for group exercise instructors, offering guidance and support through Covid-19 and beyond (added 03 June 2020).
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Financial

MoneySavingExpert's advice to the self-employed
This video explains what income support there is for the self-employed (added 01 April 2020).
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Friends Against Scams' guidance
Advice and guidance on current scams arising because of the coronavirus. (added 31 March 2020).
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MoneySavingExpert's advice for travel
Advice for 'knowing your travel rights' during the pandemic (added 31 March 2020).
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Step Change's important advice
Debt advice charity Step Change has advice on a wide range of personal finance issues (added 30 March 2020).
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Legal

Maintaining your business

FitPro's livestreaming solution
FitPro are allowing clubs the opportunity to encourage members back to the sites in a ‘slow and steady’ fashion. You will be able to livestream classes that are delivered at site direct to members who cannot/don’t want to be there. Stay tuned to the FitPro website for more information. (added 6 August 2020).
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The Chartered Governance Institute's free resources
Free resources to help you get to grips with governance and start to develop good practice. Courses, events, webinars, monthly bulletin. In partnership with Sport England (added 15 May 2020).
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Keep training and carry on: webinar with Creative Sport and Leisure
Creative Sport and Leisure are running a webinar outlining how they're keeping apprentices engaged during Covid-19, pick up some tips on 6 May (added 30 April 2020).
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FitPro offers a series of blogs covering Business, Group Fitness, Personal Training and Nutrition. Recent blogs include:
  • Technology, Post Lockdown and the Future.
  • Surviving and growing in this coronavirus mess - a psychologist's guide
  • What if I can't do 10,000 steps in lockdown?

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Fit4theFight connect PTs to clients during Covid-19
Supported by fibodo, Fit4theFight aim to connect PTs to clients, helping to keep the country active. Join the fibodo platform with no fee and feature your seesions on the Fit4theFight website and app. (added 20 April 2020)
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EMD UK and Fisikal offer free digital platorm
Group exercise instructors now have another avenue to take their business online and stream chargeable digital content with a no fee platform supplied by EMD UK and Fisikal. (added 20 April 2020).
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Big Wave Media's blog
Not specific to sport and physical activity but very beneficial for those looking to build an online business. Ever wanted to grow your YouTube channel? Maximise the impact of social media? Learn here. (added 17 April 2020).
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Lift The Bar's Covid-19 resources
Lift The Bar have opened up a section of their platform to give trainers access to coronavirus specific resources to help them navigate some of the current challenges. Currently 18 videos in the section that can benefit trainers across the country and assist with them delivering their business. e.g. marketing, advertising, how to use zoom, programme design etc. (added 17 April 2020).
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Gymshark's offer to PTs
Gymshark are offering PT's struggling for work with an hourly rate to co-host online home workouts on Facebook Live (added 31 March 2020).
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