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The news from Westminster has long been frustrating for those running social businesses – but there may be opportunities too. UnLtd's senior policy officer decodes the latest developments and explores what they mean for social entrepreneurs.
From a South Indian catering company to a business over postgraduate courses on tackling inequality, the winners of the 2016 Big Venture Challenge have been announced. Read on to see who made the top 20.
For the past three years the teams at Allia and Canaccord Genuity have been engineering a new social investment machine that is opening up big bucks for charities and making social investment more appealing to mainstream investors.
"Few organisations are geared up to know if they are creating as much social value as they can with the resources they have" – Jeremy Nicholls argues that better is not good enough, it's time to start optimising social value creation.