Social enterprise secures new EU funding to help 500 migrant and refugee entrepreneurs ‘thrive’ in the West of England and the West Midlands – as Covid-19 spotlights ‘massive need’ for specialised business support.
How are the UK's top social entrepreneurs planning to move forward from the Covid-19 pandemic – and how can social investors support them? Catch up on the highlights from our joint webinar with Good Finance.
Our special report explores both the performance and the confidence of the UK's top 100 social enterprises in early 2020 – almost two-thirds of whom said they were ‘optimistic’ about the future just before the onset of Covid-19.
Taking the temperature of UK social enterprises before the Covid-19 crisis: It may seem like a different time – but just over six months ago, the UK’s top social enterprises were looking ahead to times of growth and success.
The 2020 NatWest SE100 Growth Champion, Hubbub Enterprise, went from losing thousands of pounds a month to revenue growth of 96%. The current crisis is an “enormous setback” – but it has already launched a new initiative.