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.
The Scottish government is among those announcing new funding this week, as it unveils early details of support for charities and social enterprises – but Westminster is yet to reassure the wider UK charity sector of its support.