If the internet were a country, it would be the seventh biggest emitter of CO2. As scientists deliver a “final warning” on climate change, community tech leaders share four steps you can take to reduce your environmental impact.
The UK chancellor Jeremy Hunt outlined a budget last week that sought to bring stability to the country’s finances. Yet the looming recession is plummeting social enterprises and the communities they serve into crisis.
ACF, School for Social Entrepreneurs and Access Foundation set up taskforce to boost earned income through grants – billed “the missing piece in the finance jigsaw” – by building on success of match trading.
Dramatic week in Westminster prompts concerns that government’s “big thinking” on levelling up may be stalled, while more immediate progress on procurement and other policies faces uncertain months ahead.
Social Enterprise UK and Big Society Capital are among nine organisations promoting the Community Enterprise Growth Plan, a “once-in-a-decade opportunity” to accelerate growth of social enterprise in underserved communities.
England’s community business trust to start recruiting for a new CEO “shortly” as Alakeson leaves after seven years to “deliver social change from a new vantage point” within Labour leader Keir Starmer’s team.
Rishi pickings... Did the UK chancellor give us loads of money – or just a lot of missed opportunities? Here’s what some of the UK's social enterprise and social investment leaders had to say about this week's Budget.