On Wednesday 24 May Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) brought colleagues, partners, peers and collaborators from across the sector together with politicians and policymakers in the House of Lords to discuss how British business can deliver better for our economy and society. With a general election approaching, now is the time to push for progress and … 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
Commenting on the May 2023 local elections, Peter Holbrook CEO of Social Enterprise UK said: Social Enterprise UK sends warm congratulations to candidates who were elected during last week’s Local Elections. We have seen significant shifts in council make-up across the country. People want their local councillors to ensure community services work for them, that … Continued
According to Social Enterprise UK cuts to energy support for business will not deliver savings and could cost taxpayers more. If the proposed changes go through as many as 10,000 social enterprises could face closure putting as many as 160,000 jobs at risk and costing the UK billions in lost output and tax revenue. Peter … Continued
On the evening of 28 November the House of Lords voted on an amendment to the Procurement Bill to include social value within the legislation. This is SEUK’s response
SEUK’s response to the Autumn Statement.
In this webinar SEUK’s Director of External Affairs, Andrew O’Brien, looked back at the latest political developments and how they will impact the social enterprise movement.
SEUK’s Director of External Affairs was at Conservative Party Conference 2022 -here’s what he made of it.