• WISE100 2018 Nominations Now Open

    We’re on the lookout for women across the UK who are leading the way in social enterprise, impact investment and social innovation.

  • Big ambitions in UK Civil Society Strategy

    New grant models, an investment tax relief review and better social value legislation for public services explored in strategy.

  • Still further to go to support "people with the right ideas"

    More work is needed to ensure people are able to fulfil their potential to tackle some of our most pressing challenges.

  • Follow up the fanfare with tangible outcomes

    Government must put social enterprise at the heart of our economy, says SEUK boss on Civil Society Strategy.

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Blockchain technology

New kid on the block(chain)

Decreasing trust levels, lack of transparency, costly financial models – could blockchain provide the answers to some of the biggest challenges faced in the social impact sector right now? Or are we letting the hype cloud the reality?

Social impact bonds Invisible Heart

Social impact bonds: an agnostic stance

Social impact bonds elicit strong opinions – from great enthusiasm about what they could achieve to passionate opposition to their complexity. Mara Airoldi cuts through the noise to take a hard look at the evidence we have about their effectiveness to date.