GLL acquires nine Fitness First gyms to grow national leisure coverage

GLL, the UK’s leading charitable leisure social enterprise, has completed the acquisition of nine Fitness First gyms, boosting the number of sports and leisure facilities it runs to over 250.Read more

Charity Bank’s loan book exceeds £100 million

Charity Bank, the ethical bank that uses savings to make loans to charities and social enterprises, today announced that its book of drawn loans has exceeded £100 million for the first time. The bank also shared details of its five most recent loans that helped it to reach this milestone.Read more

Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions CIC turns 10!

Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions CIC celebrates their 10th birthday.Read more

Investment Helps Karrek Community ‘Connect the Dots’ in Social Care Provision

Karrek Community CIC (“Karrek”) has received an investment of £50,000 from the Resonance Health & Wellbeing Challenge Fund, and impact investment fund focusing on social enterprises in the South West.Read more

Santander and Crowdfunder renew innovation partnership

Santander is renewing its innovative partnership with Crowdfunder to provide additional funding for social enterprises and community projects across the UK.Read more

Around £500,000 in grants awarded as part of NPC-led impact management programme

The NPC-led Impact Management Programme announces the eleven organisations, based across England and delivering a number of different services, that will receive almost £500,000 in grant funding through the Impact for Growth strand.Read more

Kent-based social enterprise lands multi-million pound Network Rail contract

Britain’s Bravest Manufacturing Company (BBMC), a Kent social enterprise, which directly employs British veterans and people with disabilities, has secured a multi-million pound contract with Network Rail, the UK’s largest railway owner.Read more

Queen’s Birthday Honour for Fiona Jones, Bridges Self-Management Founder and CEO

Fiona Jones, Bridges Self-Management’s Founder and CEO, has been awarded an MBE in Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017.Read more

Mydex CIC on G-Cloud 9 launches diverse portfolio with discovery options

Mydex CIC is delighted to announce that our application to the ninth iteration of the UK government’s G-Cloud Platform was successful. We are excited to share our increased, diverse portfolio for those buying services through G-Cloud.Read more