News and Views

  • £500k scheme seeks to re-ignite love for trading among UK social businesses

    Social enterprises and charities whose income has stalled to zero during Covid among those considered for new scheme, which hopes to replicate Match Trading success.

  • 'Increasing diversity has been our mission from the get-go' – Hatch Enterprise founder

    Hatch Enterprise's Dirk Bischof, whose first boss sparked a lifelong focus on diversity, shares his frustrations with the UK's social investment market and unveils a new £10m fund targeting typically overlooked founders.

  • Breaking down the disability stigma, one creation at a time

    A UK-Indonesia project to support creative entrepreneurs with disabilities is developing unique and original products while breaking down barriers – and raising the bar for other businesses, too.

  • Boris Johnson seeks ideas to support social enterprise in post-Covid ‘levelling up’

    UK prime minister asks Conservative MP and former ‘civil society tzar’ Danny Kruger to gather proposals on how the government can maximise the role of social businesses, volunteers and charities.

  • ‘We can’t see ourselves’ – Yvonne Field on the hazy picture for BAME social enterprise

    Long-time social justice campaigner Yvonne Field on taking centre-stage on Covid race and equality discussions – and why organisations like Social Enterprise UK must 'take leadership' on the future of a BAME-led social enterprise movement.