Sophie, who joined the Pioneers Post reporting team this year, is a journalist specialising in business, social and charity issues. She previously worked for Third Sector magazine, and has been a regular contributor to the Guardian Voluntary Sector Network, has written for Ethos Journal, and worked as an assistant producer for CNN.com. She is also the co-founder and director of Urban Tea Rooms, an artisan café in central London.
The UK's social investment tax relief is specifically designed to help grow social businesses. But how will it support your venture? And can we expect it to transform the social enterprise sector at large?