Leading voluntary sector group welcomes first round of investors


The Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG) representing leading not for profit disability organisations has announced the first round of companies joining its investors’ programme. The investors’ programme is designed to enable industry experts to actively support VODG and its members in the pursuit of progressive, high quality care and sustainable services for disabled people. The organisations joining the programme are:


  • Agenda Consulting


  • Capita Specialist Insurance


  • Trowers and Hamlins Law Firm


Making the announcement VODG chief executive Dr Rhidian Hughes said:


“We are taking further steps towards greater collaboration and co-production with industry experts to further strengthen our group. We welcome the commitment all three organisations have demonstrated in seeking to actively support VODG in delivering on its strategic priorities and charitable aims”.


Roger Parry, Director at Agenda Consulting responded:


“We are excited to be joining VODG’s investors’ programme. We have worked with VODG for several years and with many VODG members. Joining the investors’ programme will help to strengthen our relationships in the sector, take our partnership with VODG to a new level, and enhance our ability to develop innovative and cost-effective services for VODG members”.


Richard Hearn, Head of Care at Capita Specialist Insurance Solutions said:


“It’s exciting to be part of this new chapter for VODG. Having worked with them and their members for many years, we’ve gained an in-depth understanding of their insurance needs. This collaboration will allow VODG members to benefit even more from our specialist knowledge and expertise”.


Emma Burrows, Partner at Trowers and Hamlins added:


“We are thrilled to be joining VODG’s investors’ programme. We look forward to bringing our ethic based commercial legal services to VODG, and its members. We believe that this will be a long-term and sustainable partnership through which, together and collaboratively, we can be part of the solution.

We are excited about the opportunity to work with VODG and VODG members to deliver commercial solutions for the benefit of the people VODG members support.”