Thousands of young homeless people in London are to continue to benefit from a new state-of-the-art home following a seven-figure funding package from Unity Trust Bank.
By June O’Sullivan, CEO of London Early Years Foundation I have a vested interest in reviewing this book Vitalising Purpose: The Power of the Social Enterprise Difference in Public Services as I wrote a chapter! But really, I was interested to read the 17 essays from people who are running social enterprises or supporting them … Continued
Social enterprises, by their very nature, have social change embedded into their mission statement. This presents a clear opportunity to address issues of racial, cultural and professional inequality through the lens of business. We spoke to Black women inspiring change through their purpose-led approach, highlighting this Black History Month’s apt theme “saluting our sisters”. Soul … Continued
Social Enterprise UK has collaborated with the Co-operative Party, to produce a new report exploring how we can make the UK the best place to start an alternative business. Alternative businesses, including social enterprises and co-operatives are key for delivering shared prosperity and building a more resilient economy. However, many of these businesses face distinct … Continued
In these troubled times, it is welcome that the expanded Dormant Asset Scheme will provide £880 million to essential causes, including through social investment and a Community Wealth Fund.
In this webinar, we heard from Camilla Rigby, the Co-Founder of the Women’s Work Lab CIC – a South-West based social enterprise that helps mums transform their lives by rebuilding confidence and helping them on their journey to find work that works for them and their families.
For Black History Month we are spotlighting a few Black-led social enterprises which are breaking down barriers, creating opportunities and transforming lives.
Social Enterprise UK is working in partnership with the University of Westminster on a programme of work focused on social enterprises and gender empowerment.