News and Views

  • Rob Wilson announces review of Social Value Act

    The minister for civil society announces a review, just two years after the last one. Former communities secretary Hazel Blears and Chris Catterall of Public Services Lab offer their suggestions at Social Value Summit.

  • Social Finance secures £1.5m for Bright Futures using SITR

    Is dangling the Social Investment Tax Relief carrot attracting investors? We talked to Social Finance and fund manager Kin Capital to find out.

  • New chair of Social Enterprise UK is Lord Victor Adebowale

    Veteran of homelessness and social care Lord Victor Adebowale is to lead the board at Social Enterprise UK. The peer says he hopes to "present the public with a clear view of what social enterprise can offer."

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Raise a toast to social enterprise beer

There’s a new trend in beer making – and it’s not about a new malt or hop. Instead, it’s about purpose. Brewers are starting up to create delicious beers with a social impact.

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Belu hits landmark figure for WaterAid

The social enterprise chose World Water Day to announce it has now reached a fundraising milestone  for WaterAid. CEO Karen Lynch, who recently won the SE100 Social Business Leadership award, tells us how the team did it.