DCMS confirms civil society brief remains there, but minister is still TBC. Meanwhile, prime minister Boris Johnson's 'levelling up' project gains political ground as economist Andy Haldane heads levelling-up taskforce and Kruger gets junior role.
BSC says it wants to hit £15bn of social investment by 2025. Stephen Muers tells us why that means going beyond “small and fiddly” investments, why dormant assets cash may not be needed – and why recent criticism isn't a reason to change course.
Former investment banker Gareth Davies says UK wholesaler should broaden scope to ‘enhance profits’, one of many sweeping changes he proposes to boost social investment. But BSC says it’s already ‘picking winners’ while putting impact first.
The UK’s social investment wholesaler today released its annual review and financial statements for 2020. We’ve scrolled through the documents so you don’t need to. Here are Pioneers Post’s main takeaways.
Mask-free and ready to mingle: sustainable capitalism takes centre stage at government-backed pilot event in Liverpool – with organisers aiming to create a festival vibe “without the private jets” and a “radical rethink” of business events.
How do you lead through upheaval and huge uncertainty? Zoe Portlock of London-based Bikeworks on revamping the business, giving restless cyclists a sense of purpose – and the unexpected lessons of life under lockdown.
What does the day-to-day work of a social enterprise look like around the world? Our new photo feature brings you right to the front lines, thanks to beautiful, compelling images submitted by our readers.