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Guidance and support for frequently asked questions (FAQ's)

Last reviewed: 6th April 2021

Getting back together safely - Information for Leaders

England: Following the government announcement confirming the move to step 2 of the COVID roadmap we are working with the National Youth Agency to confirm what this means for the youth sector and the Scouts, we will update the readiness level table and communicate this to volunteers as soon as we have more information.
Read the information for leaders

Guidance for parents on getting back to Scouts

Guidance for parents about how your local Group may be approaching their Scouts activities

Read the information for parents

UK Headquarters

Delivering a blended programme

Executive committees

How you can help others

  • Throughout our history, Scouts have helped other people and supported their communities in times of crisis. Find out how you can play your part by supporting young people and the community during the coronavirus crisis.

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Financial Support


Claiming on insurance: If your Group receives an income or rent from others using your building and you have property and equipment insurance through Unity you can read their blog for more information.

Rate relief: There may be rate relief available for Scout premises, please contact your local authority for details.

Safeguarding concerns and safety incidents

Bereavement support

  • Bereavement Support: The following guidance has been created to support you in the event of a bereavement in your group.