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How Sevenoaks District Council Have Made Greener Investments to Create Self-Sufficient Income

Local authorities have faced several years of funding cuts, with Covid-19 only exacerbating financial pressures further. Peter Fleming, leader of Sevenoaks District Council shared with us how the council has acted on plans developed before the pandemic to improve council revenue to retain the self-sufficiency the council achieved in 2016.

In Conversation with Dr Lucian Tipi: How can the Public Sector be Better Equipped to Tackle Fraud

It is estimated that fraud and error during the pandemic will end up costing the UK Government between £1.3 and £7.9 billion, due to fraudsters exploiting faults in financial support schemes. We spoke to Dr Lucian Tipi from Sheffield Hallam University about ways that the public sector can strengthen their defences against fraud.

Covid-19: A Springboard for Coastal Regeneration?

According to most measures of social and economic deprivation, coastal destinations are lagging behind their inland counterparts. This case study will focus on Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole (BCP) Council, and their actions during the Covid-19 pandemic to deal with the challenges posed by both Covid-19 and the need for coastal regeneration.

The Financial Impact of Covid-19 on the Voluntary Sector

The voluntary sector was disproportionately affected by Covid-19 and the resulting economic crunch. This article examines the financial impact of Covid-19 on the voluntary sector.