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Is your organisation auto-enrolment compliant?


On 6 April 2019, employer minimum contributions rose from 2% to 3%. The total minimum contribution also increased from 5% to 8%. Charities that employ staff are required to make at least the minimum contribution, and employees must make up the difference.  

Fines are on the increase for non-compliance.  You can find out more about the duties of employers at The Pensions Regulator Website here.

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As we hurtle towards 29 March the pressure is building on a deal or no deal Brexit.  The rising uncertainty for many charities on what will happen should a no deal scenario become real is a live issue.  The impact it will have on charities and communities will need to be risk assessed and plans made for coping with any change. 

Like many umbrella organisations, KCSC will keep a watching brief on Brexit. 

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NHS Long Term Plan and Universal Personalised Care plan


Health and care leaders have come together to develop a Long Term Plan to make the NHS fit for the future, and to get the most value for patients out of every pound of taxpayers’ investment.

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Loneliness and social isolation report by The Advocacy Project


Loneliness and social isolation are issues that have received increasing media attention in the last few years. Loneliness is damaging to society, it decreases wellbeing and as the Campaign for Loneliness states ‘it is harmful to our health.’

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Do your service users know all there is to know about Personalisation?


Personalisation is about the service user being at the heart of any service that is provided for them and this means they are central to shaping the services they need. 

The voluntary and community sector is an essential part of the Personalisation agenda as many organisations deliver user-focussed services that seek to understand and respond to providing an holistic service or to be part of a pathway that supports an holistic approach.

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