Social entrepreneurship is finally booming in Germany, according to new research by the country's social enterprise network SEND. But the movement still faces an uphill battle in some areas. Could 2021 – a general election year – be a turning point?
The Westminster government's minister for civil society says she draws energy from learning new things, but is her brief simply too wide for social enterprises to get the ministerial attention they crave?
Social entrepreneur Rose Marley wants to boost the UK’s co-op movement, saying the new generation is ready to embrace co-operative principles. And the inequalities exposed by the pandemic show they are needed more than ever.
Our new Cities of Impact series, in partnership with Amsterdam Impact, explores how a city can not only nurture social entrepreneurship, but also contribute to a much more ambitious goal: transforming the whole economy.
Speaking at a panel talk at the British Academy’s Future of the Corporation conference, the former US vice president said the move towards sustainability was real and public and private sectors should work together to move forward.
Social enterprise leaders welcome new funds but warn that rolling out £800m Dormant Assets Scheme without careful planning would be a “massive mistake” – while shadow charities minister says policy is “scraping the barrel”.