Social enterprise is a significant force in the UK economy – but available data is still incomplete and even contradictory. Tim Thorlby pinpoints three questions to explore, and calls for robust, detailed data-gathering by the government.
Good jobs change lives. But creating those opportunities and investing in people can be resource-heavy, especially for small social enterprises. Insider tips on how to put job creation at the heart of your mission.
Social value – the value an organisation contributes to society beyond its reported profit – has permanently shifted how we do business. With global climate, energy and cost of living crises, how will the movement evolve this year?
The UK chancellor Jeremy Hunt outlined a budget last week that sought to bring stability to the country’s finances. Yet the looming recession is plummeting social enterprises and the communities they serve into crisis.