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Events | 30 September 2016
Date: End of September tbc
Location: Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA
Events | 5 July 2016
Location: Jurys Inn Hotel, Hinckley
Events | 5 July 2016
Location: UBS Conference Centre, 1 Finsbury Avenue, London, EC2M 2AN
Events | 4 July 2016
Location: The Bulldog Trust, Two Temple Place, London WC2R 3BD
Blog | 24 June 2016

We are a divided nation. A disunited kingdom.

News | 22 June 2016

Big Society Capital today announced the appointment of Kieron Boyle to its Board.

Blog | 15 June 2016

What are the key components needed for a social investment intermediary to be financially sustainable and effectively deliver products, support and/or services that benefit charities and social enterprises?

Blog | 14 June 2016

Charities are often reluctant to take on loan finance, preferring instead to rely on grants from trusts or individuals.

News | 14 June 2016

ClearlySo, Europe’s leading impact investment bank, announced today that Octopus has taken a 12.3% stake in the company as part of a £1.25 million growth funding round.

Octopus, a fast-growing UK fund management company and the largest provider of venture capital trusts (VCTs) in the UK, will become the largest single institutional investor in the firm and Octopus Co-Founder Chris Hulatt will join the ClearlySo board as a non-executive director.

Events | 9 June 2016
Location: The Waldorf Hilton, London
Blog | 8 June 2016

Frontline charity workers make a direct difference to many people’s lives every day – less so if like me you’re working in charity finance.

Events | 6 June 2016
Location: InterContinental Berlin
Our Head of Investor Engagement, Aine Kelly, will be speaking at this year's Fund Forum International conference. 
Blog | 2 June 2016

Last week Big Society Capital and the Care and Wellbeing Fund held a small roundtable to discuss the potential for social investment to support social sector providers of primary care. 

Blog | 1 June 2016

Imagine you are a famous author, and you’ve just written your greatest masterpiece. Your publisher is happy to give you a big advance – an investment if you like – and to promote your book widely. 

Research | 1 June 2016

Throughout the developing world, there are an increasing number of entrepreneurs providing solutions to poverty, and there is also an increasing number of investors willing to allocate capital to these entrepreneurs in order for them to scale their operations, since only at scale can they realistically seek to meet their social missions.

Blog | 30 May 2016

What is the gritty reality of social investment? If I were being cruel I would start by misquoting a saying most frequently credited to the ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius “Life is really simple, but lawyers insist on making it complicated. 

Events | 27 May 2016
Location: CAN Mezzanine Old Street, 49-51 East Road, Old Street, London
Blog | 27 May 2016

The creation of Big Society Capital in 2012 has inspired confidence in new market players to explore new approaches to business and finance.

Events | 24 May 2016
Location: Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA
Research | 23 May 2016

All corporations seek to differentiate themselves and look for new ways to create value. But when many traditional routes have been exhausted, how does an organisation change the way it does business?

Events | 18 May 2016
Location: 220 Arlington Road, Camden, London, NW1 7HE
Blog | 18 May 2016

Thanks to all the folk from investors, intermediaries, charities and social enterprises, foundations and government, who joined us in our annual event last night.

News | 18 May 2016

New report reveals hundreds of charities and social enterprises are using social investment to address some of UK’s toughest issues – homelessness, youth unemployment and the social care crisis. 

Research | 17 May 2016

Big Society Capital, the UK-based Social Investment Institution, and Cambridge Associates, the global investment adviser, have pioneered a radical new approach for managing Treasury portfolios, in a move that could propel the UK’s social investment market to a new level.

Blog | 16 May 2016

“Are you investment ready?” You’ve probably heard this question a lot if you’ve explored social investment. You might also still be wondering what it means. Thankfully, help is at hand…