News and Views

  • NatWest SE100: Applications for 2019 Awards closing soon

    NatWest SE100: Applications for the 2019 Social Business Awards are now open - Deadline: make sure you apply by 14 February 2019!

  • 'Innovation is less about invention than connection'

    New venture EVERYBODY helps make galleries and museums more inclusive for children with additional needs. Co-founder Aviva Leeman on what she's learned at Year Here – and where she's taking her business next. 

  • SITR: low uptake, poor design – but foundations worth building on?

    Uptake of the UK’s Social Investment Tax Relief has been disappointingly low, thanks to poor design, delays and lack of awareness, according to new research – but it’s not a lost cause.

  • January Impact Finance Bulletin: Resonance property fund secures £5m to tackle homelessness

    PLUS: New investment-readiness programme in Asia; Stepping Stones Finance Facility launches; Big Society Capital re-invests in public service delivery; Big Issue Invest secures nearly £4m, and more...

  • Why Harvey Specter would fail to impress at this City law firm

    Bates Wells was the first UK law firm to become a B Corp. Partner Luke Fletcher tells us why his company is now banking on the Impact Economy.

  • 'We’ve been welcomed to get to work and collaborate' - Lemonade co-founders

    Long waits for mental health services are a dangerous waste of time. A new venture, Lemonade, wants to step in when young people most need help – and its co-founders say they've been welcomed with open arms.

Split Banana

One to watch: Split Banana

The sex education curriculum in the UK was last updated 19 years ago. New venture Split Banana is ready to shake things up – co-founder and Year Here fellow Anna Alexander tells us more.