“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.
How to get honest feedback, get your mentors on board, and make big changes a bit less scary: the director of award-winning social enterprise Breadwinners tells us what he's learned about impact management.
Diversity of thought “deeply changes the world”, says the social entrepreneur and SE100 keynote speaker. But we will miss out on innovations if we don't make it our business to listen out for those with different life experiences.