Former UK prime minister highlights central role of social enterprises in a successful post-Covid recovery, including job creation – while a current Labour MP raises concerns with today's government Kickstart Scheme.
One in seven existing community interest companies was founded since March 2020. But their financial sustainability remains unclear, as does the true extent of pandemic-forced permanent closures – and some fear the worst is yet to come.
New guidance for schools instructs teachers to not use anti-capitalist material in England's classrooms. What does this mean for the education of alternative world-views and the future of socially entrepreneurial thinking?
Long-time social justice campaigner Yvonne Field on taking centre-stage on Covid race and equality discussions – and why organisations like Social Enterprise UK must 'take leadership' on the future of a BAME-led social enterprise movement.
Pushing for an economy that works for all is a cause we can all get behind. But is it time for the social enterprise movement to move on from trying to influence from the inside, and start fighting harder from the outside?
Where are the angels? Equity and ‘equity-like’ investment is a key growth tool for many social ventures but the impact investing community has failed to build trust, demand or the right products, new research suggests.
Research published today reveals that lack of government support threatens survival of thousands of social enterprises – including those working in health and social care – because measures are either insufficient, inappropriate or inaccessible.
Last week's £750m package to support frontline charities brought some sighs of relief, but it's far from enough. David Floyd reflects on why the sector has been so poorly served, despite its best lobbying efforts.