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Big Issue Invest is committed to capacity building the VCSE sector, and has chosen to invest in Economic Change CIC, a management consultancy for socially driven organisations to help organisations maintain and improve their competitive position.
CAN Mezzanine charity property portfolio protects sector from market increases of 60% over last eight years
From Babies with Love launches pioneering new Corporate maternity/ paternity leave gift service that supports orphaned children
Social enterprise start-up support
Just starting out on your social enterprise journey? Don't look any further! Download our start-up guide for useful advice on everything from legal forms to finance.
Social Enterprise Places
The Social Enterprise Places programme, supported by Santander UK, recognises towns, cities and villages across Britain that are growing social enterprise communities.
Helping you to win public sector contracts
Join the National Consortium of Social Enterprises for free to make it easier for your social enterprise to win public sector contracts. It's easy to sign up.
Social Enterprise UK wins Third Sector Award
Social Enterprise UK went home winners at the recent Third Sector Awards 2014, scooping the award for best communications campaign for Buy Social.
Andrew Laird from Mutual Ventures gives his views on recent events… A couple of weeks ago Circle, a private company with a substantial staff ownership share, pulled out of running Hinchingbrooke hospital claiming that it was “no longer viable under … Continue reading
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