Former UK prime minister highlights central role of social enterprises in a successful post-Covid recovery, including job creation – while a current Labour MP raises concerns with today's government Kickstart Scheme.
Sewing machines and micro-savings groups are just some of the tools used by social enterprises to create community cohesion and keep people healthy. Such innovations could help us redesign a resilient health system that starts at home, say experts.
One in seven existing community interest companies was founded since March 2020. But their financial sustainability remains unclear, as does the true extent of pandemic-forced permanent closures – and some fear the worst is yet to come.
How are the UK's top social entrepreneurs planning to move forward from the Covid-19 pandemic – and how can social investors support them? Catch up on the highlights from our joint webinar with Good Finance.
Wanted: great ideas from innovative organisations, charities and tech companies keen to help more vulnerable workers in their jobs and finances – Nesta’s £2.8m Rapid Recovery Challenge opens for applications this week.
The founder of Free Your Mind CIC, which provides counselling and therapy to young people who've experienced domestic violence, on how the Covid-19 lockdown affected her day-to-day work – and her own mental health.