News and Views

  • 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.

  • NatWest S&CC opens £1m emergency grant fund: one week for social enterprises to apply

    Grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 are being offered to social enterprises across the UK thanks to a new Coronavirus Response Fund launched by NatWest Social and Community Capital, the bank's social investment charity.

  • Europe’s 'only specialist investor in impact investing firms' predicts multi-billion pound future for first social housing fund deal ​

    Zamo Capital – the new company backed by Big Society Capital to scale up social investors – confirms its first deal, which will help Social and Sustainable Capital expand its team and raise more capital for its housing fund.