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Energy Bill Relief Scheme
Last week government published plans for the Energy Bill Relief Scheme. The scheme will provide a discount on wholesale gas and electricity prices for all non-domestic customers. To understand how this may affect your club, read this section. Read Online
| 1. ACTION REQUIRED
Inclusion and Diversity Survey
We are asking people in the community game to participate in our inclusion and diversity survey. This research helps to shape and inform our work in this area and is key to supporting the RFU’s strategic objective to drive rugby union in England to better reflect society’s diversity. We would appreciate you sharing the survey link in this section with your rugby network.
2. ACTION IF OF INTEREST
Get ready to capitalise on next month’s Rugby World Cup
The Rugby World Cup 2021, postponed to 2022 due to Covid, is just around the corner and is a fantastic opportunity for clubs to grow. This article contains how to watch the games live, details on the new two-part Red Roses’ documentary and ideas on how to maximise the potential of the Rugby World Cup.
Social Rugby Game Makers – Thank You!
Next week will see the launch of a national, club-wide competition to thank volunteers who support getting social rugby played. Read this section for information on how to nominate them to be entered into a prize draw to win tickets to the Autumn Nations Series.
Emergency First Aid In Rugby Union – Update On New Format
From January next year, there will be a new hybrid course (face-to-face and online) which will take less time for volunteers to complete, but with the same level of qualification. Read this article to discover more about the change and how to book a course.
3. FOR AWARENESS
This article contains information on a recent Game Congress, which was the first in a series of consultations to help create a shared vision for where the community game will be in 10 years, as we continue to respond to the challenges of the pandemic and broader societal changes. Key principles discussed at the congress will be shared with the wider game for further feedback over the next couple of months.