Report paves way for more resilient services

Ground-breaking research commissioned by Kent County Council (KCC) sets out ways the authority, charities, social enterprises and voluntary organisations (VCSE) can work better together to deliver services. Undertaken as part of KCC’s Civil Society Strategy, the Full Cost Recovery (FCR) Report is attracting interest across the public sector. With COVID accelerating a long-term decline in…

New scheme to harness vital contribution of Kent’s amazing volunteers

An enthusiastic army of dedicated volunteers mobilised across Kent during the pandemic to help their local communities. Generously giving their time and skills to aid others, they provided vital assistance to the vulnerable, elderly and self-isolating, supporting frontline health services. Now Kent County Council (KCC) is launching a £170,000 grant-funded pilot initiative, in partnership with…