Business School

  • Book Review: 4th Sector Entrepreneurship – How to grow sustainable, social impact… without losing your mind

    Can you learn how to be a great social enterprise leader? We give the verdict on this new guide on good leadership from Bubble Chamber's Ben Freedman and Craig Carey.

  • How can we get more social enterprises to scale?

    Why are so few social businesses household names – and what can we do about it? Listen in to some of the bright spots, bugbears and recommendations on scaling from the ScaleUp Institute, Big Society Capital and Impact Hub King's Cross.

  • Rethink your governance, boost your social impact: Five steps boards can take for better outcomes

    Healthy internal processes and mechanisms aren’t just good for everyday efficiency – they can also drive more social impact. A primer (plus a handy checklist) for boards and CEOs, from the specialists at Buzzacott.

  • Steps towards investment-readiness: Four tips from impact investors

    What does ‘investment-ready’ actually mean? At the Impact!Africa Social Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi last month, representatives from four different impact funds shared their tips.

  • Ten characteristics of an investor for impact

    VIDEO: What does investing for impact actually mean? How does such an investor behave, and what principles do they live by? Watch this 5-minute introduction to EVPA's new Charter of Investors for Impact.

  • Hiring staff with convictions: Where should you start?

    Expanding your recruitment pool to include ex-offenders can bring multiple benefits, but getting started can be daunting. Top tips from a charity with ten years’ experience of placing women with convictions in secure jobs.