Hey Girls Crowned Virgin StartUp’s Scottish Business of the Year 2018

Having fought off competition from hundreds of other entrants, Hey Girls, a 'Buy One Give One' sanitary social enterprise tackling period poverty in the UK, is celebrating after being crowned Virgin StartUps Scottish Business of the Year 2018.Read more

WildHearts Transform 250,000 Lives

The UK’s biggest B2B social business, WildHearts, is excited to announce that they have now transformed over 250,000 lives globally. To date WildHearts has generated investments of over £6 million to fund their work in championing social mobility, financial inclusion and gender equality.Read more

Life saving charity receives funding boost through support of social enterprise

LIVES, who provide a much needed first response service to emergencies across Lincolnshire have been awarded a grant of £15,270 from CDS Action which is the charity set up by community dental social enterprise CDS-CIC to support projects in the communities where it operates.Read more

1000 Londoners proves #PressforProgress is real, with a fully female film

On International Women’s Day, 1000 Londoners release a women-only produced film. Twelve girls and women with no previous experience in filmmaking, guided by two professional female filmmakers, created a three-minute documentary about BAFTA Award-winning producer-director and activist, Yvette Vanson on a Chocolate Films Workshop , produced by Rachel Wang and Sinéad Loftus.Read more

“Together we are much more powerful than we can ever be alone” – Social Enterprise UK announces membership relaunch

Social Enterprise UK is supporting the growing number of UK start-ups by removing the member fee for smaller social enterprises, enabling them to join the largest social enterprise network in the world.Read more

Community Business weekend returns to champion the power of local people

Community Business Weekend, which is organised by Power to Change, exists to shine a light on the 7,000 community businesses across the country.Read more

Millions Available to Local Causes through Co-op Local Community Fund

Causes in Wales are being encouraged to apply for the Co-op’s local community fund when applications open on 5 March.Read more

Chelmund’s Fish and Chips -  Chelmsley Wood gets its chips

A community owned chip shop? When you say it, it seems an obvious idea! Chelmsley Wood, in north Solihull, is about to have what they believe to be the country’s first community owned chippy.Read more

A new accelerator for ambitious social ventures wanting to scale their impact

UnLtd have launched ‘Thrive’, a brand new three-year Accelerator programme which will provide intensive support to social ventures addressing ‘Access to Employment’ and wanting to scale up quickly.Read more

Unlimited Potential is in the Innovation 100!

Unlimited Potential is delighted to have been recognised as one of the 100 most innovative companies in Greater Manchester, in a report produced by BQ and the Business Growth Hub, part of The Growth CompanyRead more