7 Mar 2016
When did you last review your investment mandate? Are you taking unappreciated risks in following an income-only approach? Have you considered a total return approach? Andy Pitt assesses what to consider when answering these questions.
Almost three-quarters (74 per cent) of social enterprise leaders would vote for Britain to stay in the European Union, while 67 per cent would be worried about access to European social funds if Britain left, a survey has revealed.
Social enterprises are outperforming the wider economy in almost every area of business, according to research by Social Enterprise UK.
Just over 80 per cent of small and medium charities are struggling to obtain enough funding and a further 63 per cent are “seriously worried” about ongoing income, according to a report released by Lloyds Bank Foundation.
He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.
For all the opportunities the Social Value Act promises, there is little evidence it is helping charities and social enterprises win contracts, says Charlie Wigglesworth.
The government should create a new regulator for social enterprise and social investment which would work in parallel with the Charity Commission, Big Society Capital has said in a manifesto document published today.
A period of recovery after an accident has jolted Robert Ashton out of his comfort zone.
Charities and social enterprises can become so focused on pleasing funders that they lose sight of beneficiaries, a social enterprise conference heard yesterday.