Ailsa Clark and Adrian Appo are both helping people from marginalised communities get good jobs, but one is working in Scotland and one in Australia. Ahead of the Social Enterprise World Forum, they chat about global challenges.
We're heading down under to find out about a state-wide social enterprise strategy and one country's first social impact bond. Then we're heading home for a new way for schools to fund the things they need to better educate pupils.
To what extent are councils in the UK considering social value? Research from Social Enterprise UK reveals all. Elsewhere, a new survey analyses the social enterprise sector in the Netherlands and The Big Issue in Australia celebrates a big birthday.
Across the UK people headed to polling stations this week, including in the capital. NPC reveals how the charity sector has changed during Boris Johnson's reign as London mayor. Elsewhere, the Australian government's budget addresses social investment.
This week a new AU$30m impact investment fund has been announced to provide more capital for health and community services in Australia and the CEO of Social Enterprise UK speaks out about Freedom of Information laws.