Social Business Coffee Breaks: Disability advocates from across the UK’s impact sector share their thoughts on how social enterprise leaders can make their businesses more inclusive and accessible for disabled employees and consumers.
Social Business Coffee Breaks: Scotcash CEO Sharon Macpherson and Camilla Marcus-Dew, former head of sustainable growth at Clarity, share hard-learned lessons from having to watch their social enterprises come to an end.
“If you don’t measure it, it didn’t happen” – so says the boss of the award-winning social enterprise Noise Solution, which matches young people with professional musicians to learn new skills and boost self-confidence.
The UK’s top 100 social enterprises are named in this year’s NatWest SE100 Index. Applicants also reported a positive outlook – despite shrinking profits and worries about winning business, investment and surviving the cost of living crisis.
The NatWest SE100 Social Business Champion is "all about social value", donating £1.7m to charity last year. Clear Voice CEO Sadie Visick tells us what's behind the company's success – and why rapid growth brings new challenges.