City of London firms are needed to help gain momentum for the homeless support campaign

London UK social enterprise Socialbox.biz hopes to donate 1,000 laptops to homeless people and is working to raise awareness to the public and businesses via social mediaRead more

Plans unveiled for Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company to employ Scottish veterans

Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company, the largest employment development specifically for Scottish veterans in decades, will open at veterans’ charity Erskine’s headquarters next June, it was announced today.Read more

Better Club Games 2017: Healthy competition for the active ageing

A team from The Royal Borough of Greenwich beat almost 800 over 55-year-olds to win the 2017 Better Club Games, held at the Copper Box Arena on Friday 10th November 2017.Read more

From Babies with Love announces new partnership with Street Child

Award-winning social enterprise From Babies with Love is pleased to announce a new partnership with the international charity Street Child. Their first joint project will support some of the 32,000 unaccompanied children impacted by devastating conflict in north east Nigeria, where From Babies with Love will fund Street Child to establish three Child Friendly Spaces.Read more

Olympian Fatima Whitbread to welcome 800 over-55s at the 2017 Better Club Games in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Members of Better’s Club programmes at centres across London are preparing for competition at the 12th annual Better Club Games. On Friday, 10th November, teams comprising of over 55s from across London will be descending on the Copper Box Arena at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, for an enthralling day of competition.Read more

First public release of London’s organic sparkling wine

The award-winning, organic wine producers at Forty Hall Vineyard and their partners Capel Manor College, are celebrating the launch of their 2015 Vintage London Sparkling Brut. It is the first time that this unique social enterprise in North London has had their sparkling wine widely available to the public.Read more

HCT Group calls for a significant strengthening of the Social Value Act

A new HCT Group policy paper argues that the Act needs more ‘teeth’, that commissioning authorities should account for the steps they have taken to implement the Act and that financial thresholds before contracts must apply the Act be reduced or removed.Read more

Hackney is now officially a Social Enterprise Borough

On 1st November, the London Borough of Hackney was awarded Social Enterprise Place status by Social Enterprise UK. Its CEO, Peter Holbrook, presented the award to Mayor Philip Glanville at the Social Enterprise in the City conference at Hackney House in Shoreditch [South Hackney].Read more

Big Issue Invest supports local co-working space with a social purpose

The Big Issue’s social investment arm, Big Issue Invest, has teamed up with Connection Crew to launch Canvas in Brixton - a co-working space with a social purpose.Read more

ChangeKitchen CIC Cater for Ben & Jerry’s Launch of Vegan Ice Cream Range

In September, ChangeKitchen CIC were proud to be chosen to cater for the prestigious, ‘top secret’ UK launch of Ben & Jerry’s new vegan ice cream range.Read more