29 Sep 2016
Community accounting services have “died a death in London”, after failing to develop social enterprise models, according to the chief executive of Community Accounting Plus.
Peter Holbrook, the chief executive umbrella body for social enterprises, Social Enterprise UK, has criticised the Cabinet Office for not including charities and social enterprises in the scope of its review on mission-led businesses.
Social Enterprise UK yesterday launched a challenge which aimed to encourage high profile businesses to spend £1bn with social enterprises by 2020.
A social enterprise has been awarded the contract to run the Cabinet Office Commissioning Academy, a leadership programme for public sector commissioners, minister Rob Wilson said yesterday.
A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.
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.