Joining the dots: the role of corporates in addressing societal employment challenges

Mark Hicken, Managing Director of Janssen UK & Ireland, a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson, gives his perspective on the importance of working with social enterprises.Read more

#BuySocial this Fairtrade Fornight

26th February until 11th March is Fairtrade Fornight. We encourage you to #BuySocial this Fairtrade Fortnight to support both the Fairtrade and social enterprise movements.Read more

Achieving Social Value through Effective Contract Management: The importance of a holistic approach

Associate at Anthony Collins Solicitors, Gayle Monk, discusses the need for a holistic approach to social value procurement.Read more

"Building Health Partnerships has been about culture change within the NHS and beyond"

We interviewed Emily Holloway from the Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust about her involvement in Building Health Partnerships (BHP), a programme that facilitates collaboration between STPs, local people and the voluntary sector. Find out more about the focus of work in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, the challenges of working across sector and how these have been overcome, and what they would do differently in the future.Read more

100 years on - how social enterprises are driving the fight for gender equality

On the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act becoming law, we take a look at some of the social enterprises that are tackling gender inequalities and empowering women through who they work with.Read more

Maximising social value – it’s a mindset – just follow the Principles

Dr. Adam Richards from Social Value UK touches on the third 'M' of social value, ahead of his workshops at this year's Social Value Summit.Read more

SEUK Awards 2017 – Social Investment Deal of the Year

Geetha Rabindrakumar Head of Engagement at Big Society Capital and a judge for the 2017 UK Social Enterprise Awards looks back at the inspiring stories behind the Social Investment Deal of the Year Award.Read more

How embedded is social value and social enterprise in Government?

Our Public Affairs Manager, James Butler, looks at how Government is using the Social Value Act.Read more

What makes you feel good?

Our Deputy CEO, Nick Temple, reflects on the first partnership session of the Building Health Partnerships Programme for the Humber Coast and Vale STP region.Read more

Autumn Public Affairs and Policy Update

Our Public Affairs Manager, James Butler, looks back at this year's conference season and what is on the horizon.Read more

Celebrating Social Saturday by June O’Sullivan, CEO of London Early Years Foundation

CEO of pioneering social enterprise the London Early Year's Foundations, June O'Sullivan celebrates Social Saturday 2017Read more

Access for all: promoting an inclusive society with social enterprises

As we enter National Inclusion Week Emily Davies, Head of Social Impact at Amey writes about how their work with social enterprises is creating opportunities for those who need them most, promoting a more inclusive society.Read more

Putting the social (impact) in social investment

Social Enterprise UK's Deputy CEO reports on an initiative aimed at improving social impact practice in social investment intermediaries.Read more

An Open Letter to the UN Security Council to intervene to end the human crisis in Myanmar from Nobel Laureate, Muhammad Yunus

Nobel Laureate and social entrepreneur, Muhammad Yunus has written this open letter to the UN Security Council to end the crisis in Myanmar faced by the Rohingya people.Read more

Tackling inequality requires us to re-imagine business - Erinch Sahan, Oxfam

Erinch Sahan, Acting Head of Private Sector, at Oxfam GB on why the current reality of mainstream business isn’t cutting the mustard when it comes to tackling inequality.Read more

Building Health Partnerships: Self-care

Our Programmes Officer, Nancy Towers explains the BHP: Self-care programme supporting Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) footprints to engage with the VCSE sector and citizens on wellbeing and self-care priorities.Read more

Summer Policy Briefing

Our Public Affairs Manager, James Butler, looks at what the policy agenda may hold for social enterprises as Parliament breaks for the Summer recess.Read more