An A-list actor commits to social enterprise, a foundation diverts a twelfth of its wealth into impact investing and Churchill sends social entrepreneurs travelling worldwide to seek out social impact.
The minister for civil society announces a review, just two years after the last one. Former communities secretary Hazel Blears and Chris Catterall of Public Services Lab offer their suggestions at Social Value Summit.
The Buy Social Corporate Challenge aims to get leading corporates to spend £1bn on social enterprises by 2020. Social Enterprise UK's Nick Temple explains more following yesterday's launch in Downing Street.
Legislation ensuring public service commissioners consider the social impact of services they buy in seems a no-brainer. We consider the state of the Social Value Act – which has been criticised for lacking 'teeth' – ahead of the Social Value Summit.