4,661 social enterprise jobs have been created or saved because of support offered by 12 specialist responsible finance providers in the UK throughout 2017, finds a new report. Yet lenders need access to more funds.
Social entrepreneurs in South East Asia face significant barriers to growth – and so do many small businesses owners. New research highlights how governments, investors and others can give social enterprises a better chance of taking off.
Social enterprise should be moved out of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), says Social Enterprise UK. It also calls for reform of the Social Value Act.
The CEO of Social Enterprise UK, Peter Holbrook, committed to being a stronger advocate for gender equality and urged others to be more transparent about power imbalances within their organisations at the launch of a new report from the British Council.
Solomon Islands women are all too frequently attacked by their husbands - the country has one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the world. But a courageous group is challenging this culture through theatre and social enterprise.