Calum MacDonald of SE100 award-winning Point and Sandwick Trust joins the podcast to share what makes a 'Social Business Champion' – and Carol Somerville and Joanne Ferguson of Bethesda Hospice explain how they benefit, too.
The SE100 Awards, created by Pioneers Post in partnership with NatWest, celebrate the most pioneering social enterprises in the UK. But it takes special qualities to be a winner, as one of our judges reveals.
How do you gather meaningful data for an impact report – and how do you use it to improve your organisation? Martin Cosarinsky Campos and Harry George from social enterprise Breadwinners share what works in our latest episode.
How to lead an effective and happy team, even in difficult times? In this episode, Tim West talks to Do It Now Now founder Bayo Adelaja and Clear Voice CEO Sadie Visick along with Buzzacott's Sarah Dalton.
SOCIAL BUSINESS SPRINT: Tax and VAT might not be the fizziest subjects in social business – but getting things right is important and can also work in your favour: for example, by taking advantage of tax reliefs when you go for investment.
Directors and trustees of social ventures can focus too heavily on the financial aspects when it comes to risk management – undermining their efforts to achieve positive impact, warns Tom Beswick of Buzzacott accountants.
SOCIAL BUSINESS SPRINT #3: Running a social venture can be a super-complex juggling act. Where should you focus your attention? From managing your money, to developing the company culture – find out which six things to prioritise.
SOCIAL BUSINESS SPRINT #2: Delivering positive social impact is what all social ventures are focused on – but it won't happen unless you are clear on what you aim to change, how to deliver it and how you are going to measure your success.
SOCIAL BUSINESS SPRINT #1: How can you strengthen your social venture for an uncertain future? Take just three minutes to watch these expert tips: from forecasting, to mergers, to harnessing your disruptive spirit as a social entrepreneur.