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Liaising with Commissioners
ERSA continues to talk to all commissioners raising the sector’s concerns and offering practical help to keep organisations delivering throughout COVID-19.
Resources to carry on delivering
ERSA is developing a resource bank that all organisations can use when people are self-isolating and/or delivery centres are not open.
ERSA is developing a series of webinars and on-line resources to assist the sector through the coming period, to enable all organisations continue delivering despite COVID-19. One aspect of this offer will be a bank of on-line resources held on the ERSA website.
If you use on-line courses, tools, and resources that can be used by others please tell ERSA about them by emailing 

Or can you write a blog for ERSA on your business continuity plans sharing good practice in how services will continue?
Or will you participate in, or deliver a webinar? This can be on a topic that will inform and upskill the sector, or on how you are delivering through COVID-19.
ERSA is also investigating what on-line resources we are able to source for our members. (Some costs may be involved).
COVID-19 Sector Q&As
Do you have questions or concerns that you want to raise? If so please email them to Please specify if you want to remain anonymous when they go on the Q&A log.
ERSA is continuing with Employability Day 2020 on Friday 26 June 2020
We recognise that delivery centres may not be open. ERSA will provide organisations with a toolkit in the coming weeks that can be used to demonstrate what the employability sector is delivering through the COVID-19 period. To reflect these challenging times, this year’s theme will be Business As Usual and our hashtags are #EmpDay20 and  #BusinessAsUsual. We know that many aspects of delivery may be unusual, but the sector will carry on to support those most in need of services and support. 

Employability Day 2020 will be a showcase for the sector to demonstrate that we are:

and that we continue to deliver, support and service customers through challenging times. Later in the year we will run Employability Day Part 2 – when our doors are open again. Email us at
Please look out for further announcements re Building Partnerships and the ERSA Employability Awards.