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Big Issue friends, supporters, celebrity fans and vendors turn out to mark their landmark 25th anniversary
Last week, Big Issue founder John Bird led a celebration of the organisation's 25th anniversary.
Social Enterprise Places event
Join us on 2nd November to celebrate the Social Enterprise Places initiative. Supported by Santander UK, the programme recognises towns, cities and villages across Britain that are growing social enterprise communities.
Social Enterprise Awards tickets on sale
Don't miss out on the biggest event in the social enterprise calendar. The Awards will be hosted by comedian Nish Kumar. Join us on Monday 28 November at The Grand Connaught Rooms in London.
Social enterprise Christmas gift guide
This gift guide is for anybody interested in buying social enterprise presents for family, friends or colleagues. Or maybe you'd like to treat yourself to something nice...!
Take part in the #WhoKnew campaign
To mark Social Enterprise Day on Thursday 17 November we're inviting social enterprises to tell their stories with the #WhoKnew hashtag and to post pictures on their social media feeds to showcase their organisations.
Thank you for taking part in Social Saturday
Social Saturday on 15 October was a great success with events taking place across the country and lots of media coverage too. The campaign, which raises awareness of social enterprises, is supported by the DCMS.
Read our popular start-up guide
Starting your social enterprise journey? You're not alone. Social enterprise start-ups are on the rise! Download our popular guide for advice on everything from legal forms to finance.
The Buy Social Corporate Challenge
A pioneering group of businesses are aiming to spend £1 billion with British social enterprises by 2020. Join the likes of Wates and Zurich on this campaign, which is being run in partnership with government.
New Social Enterprise UK member badges
Members of Social Enterprise UK are provided with badges to use in their communications to show that they're certified social enterprises or supporters of the movement. Log in to download.
Impact Report 2015/2016
We've published our third Impact Report. It's a great insight into the work we do, what we've done well and where we can do better.
Social enterprise facts and figures
The State of Social Enterprise report details the findings of the most rigorous and most representative survey of social enterprises in the UK. Supported by Santander.
Join the buy social revolution!
Find out more about the power of buying social in this short animation, narrated by founder of The Big Issue, John Bird.