Can social enterprise revitalise purpose?

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 Enterprise UK calling for change on NHS pay deal

Despite their contribution, many staff working within social enterprises are not eligible for the recently negotiated NHS pay rise despite working on the same terms and conditions as set out under the Agenda for Change framework.

The State of the Social Care Sector: How did social enterprises respond to Covid-19?

Over the last decade the social care sector in England has seen unprecedented demand coupled with funding cuts and workforce recruitment and retention challenges. The Covid-19 pandemic added more pressure to already stretched social care systems. Recent research at the University of Birmingham has been exploring the contribution of social enterprises to the adult social … Continued