Independent review finds the social investor, which provides a mix of grants and loans to small charities and social enterprises in the UK, has had a major impact – but both its large legacy and its small team are under pressure.
Confederation of British Industry – which represents nearly 200,000 UK firms – says businesses should ‘bottle the Covid-19 spirit of cooperation’ and ‘lock in’ employee wellbeing as part of wide-ranging vision to transform economy.
Participatory funding puts decisions into the hands of those most affected by the money. It's a massive shift – but one that could make philanthropy and impact investing more open, transparent and community-driven.
Bosses and hiring managers need to be proactive if they want to hire a diverse team. From writing your job description to interviews and beyond, we explore some of the potential pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Damehood for Caroline Mason, the boss of leading grantmaker and social investor Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, plus accolades for many more in New Year Honours – but questions around an award of ‘empire’ persist.
Is the US social fracture beyond repair? The nation remains highly polarised after a hard-fought election, but there are ways of bringing Americans back together, say three leading social entrepreneurs.