7 Jul 2015
Almost a quarter of children’s centres across the UK have been forced to close or merge as a result of government funding cuts over the past five years, according to children’s charity Barnardo’s.
Although the Social Value Act is having a positive impact, Adam Leeder believes the government is right to decide against increasing its scope.
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.
Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.
Charities and social enterprises can become so focused on pleasing funders that they lose sight of beneficiaries, a social enterprise conference heard yesterday.
Social enterprise support organisations CAN and Senscot have ended their relationship with UnLtd, set up to manage a £100m fund for social entrepreneurs, over concerns that grants from the fund are being awarded to for-profit organisations.
World governments must simplify social impact bonds and strip away red tape around social investments, according to a report published today by an international task force set up by David Cameron.
A Labour government would offer contracts which only not-for-profit organisations can bid for, shadow social enterprise minister Chi Onwurah will announce today.
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