KCC leads on new business-support project

KCC is taking the lead in a new project providing support to businesses and individuals facing challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. C-Care is a cross-Channel Interreg project, led by KCC and run by four English and three French partner organisations, working with a wider network of stakeholders. Drawing on a range of expertise…

Kent businesses urged to get ready for import changes

Kent Trading Standards and international trade experts are coming together to help Kent businesses prepare for importing changes. Now the UK has left the EU, new rules for bringing animal and plant goods made in the European Union into Britain will be introduced on 1st October 2021. The changes, which initially cover products such as…

KCC to “strengthen and build relationship with Europe”

On the eve of Britain exiting the EU, Kent County Council says it will continue to strengthen and build on its relationship with Europe and neighbouring local authorities on the Continent. KCC has strong relationships across the Channel and has longstanding connections with French and Belgian local authorities. Kent County Council Leader Roger Gough said:…

KCC on reports of help for vulnerable refugee children

The government has today said £10 million will be given to help vulnerable refugee minors in Europe. The Home Office said it will work with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to lead a new initiative to resettle unaccompanied children from conflict regions. Recent world events have led to a huge increase in the number of Unaccompanied…