15 May 2014
The National Trust has launched a renewable energy trading company to sell electricity generated on its land back to its supplier, as part of the charity's plan to save £4m per year on its energy costs.
Social enterprises working in the area of health and social care grew by 121 per cent last year, compared to an average growth of 42 per cent across all social enterprises, according to data from the RBS SE100.
The Prince’s Regeneration Trust has received a £200,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund to develop a social investment fund to help organisations based in deprived areas restore at-risk community buildings.
A £10m Big Lottery grant fund to help charities and social enterprises access social investment has been launched today after a nine-month delay.
Social Enterprise UK has written to Sara Burgess, regulator of community interest companies, asking for information about “the strength of procedures for protecting and enforcing the asset lock” after receiving complaints from its members that breaches were not being properly investigated.
A single and largely centralised body will never meet the need for a regulatory body to oversee an increasingly diverse sector.
Lucy Rhodes is a young trustee in search of the right legal structure for a new social enterprise.
Outsourcing company Serco has signed a deal with a social enterprise to help it run a healthcare service in Suffolk.
Charities must practice ‘governance for growth’ and not be afraid of being more commercial, says Stephen Lloyd.
Social Enterprise UK has raised concern that the new social investment tax relief will exclude companies limited by guarantee with a social mission, but the CIC Association argues it only costs £15 to convert to a CIC structure, which is eligible for the relief.
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