Blogs and Resources

Stories, opinion pieces and webinars on how social enterprises are tackling systemic injustice, responses to current affairs and practical tips for social enterprises on how they can implement equality, diversity and inclusion across their work.

Why being an anti-racist social enterprise is better for mental health

Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of People, Wellbeing and Equity at Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England on why being an anti-racist social enterprise is better for mental health and how we can begin to address the mental health inequalities which disproportionately affect People of Colour and Black colleagues in the workplace.Read more

RACE DISPARITIES – Black lives matter, or do they?

Former Chair of Social Enterprise UK, Claire Dove CBE has written this piece responding to the recent report by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities and the continued existence of systemic racism across institutions.Read more

Knowledge is (redressing) power (imbalances) – collecting and using equality, inclusion and diversity data

Barrister and Diversity and Inclusion Consultant, Lauren Le Franc, joined our Director of Research to demonstrate the importance of data when it comes to equality, diversity and inclusion. This webinar also looks at how social enterprises can begin collecting and using EDI data.Read more

An interview with Yvonne Field, CEO of the Ubele Initative

We spoke to the CEO and Founder of the Ubele Initiative, Yvonne Field about the incredible work the social enterprise is doing supporting communities through the pandemic and the continued fight for racial equality.Read more

The social enterprise fighting to ensure that Black Lives Matter

In this social enterprise story find out about how social enterprise, the Ubele Initiative, sought to address the racial inequalities exacerbated by COVID-19, holding the government to account and fighting to make sure communities got the support they need.Read more