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Events | 27 September 2018

Location: Bamburgh House, Market Street, Newcastle NE1 6BH 

Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Blog | 17 July 2018

We often get asked what the differences are between the various tax reliefs available to charities and social enterprises. This is why, together with Bates, Wells and Braithwaite, we are pleased to publish A Simple Guide to Tax Reliefs. As well as covering the relatively new Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR), it also covers SEIS, EIS, CITR, IFISAs and Gift Aid. 

The Young Foundation
Blog | 3 July 2018

In the third article of our “Innovation in Homes” series, Karen Ng, Investment Manager at Big Society Capital, has asked entrepreneurs from The Young Foundation’s Reimagining Rent programme to share their learnings from building ventures to improve the Private Rented Sector (PRS). If you are interested about innovations within PRS, you can also read Karen's previous interview with Nationwide Foundation here.

Events | 26 June 2018

Location: Birmingham or over phone/Skype

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Blog | 25 June 2018

James Burrows, Investment Director at Big Society Capital, gives an overview of how we are approaching our work in supporting communities across the UK, seeking to learn from the work of others over many years. This is the first in a series of posts seeking to share lessons and insights from our own work in this area as well as others – partners and colleagues. For more on what we are up to in this strand of our work please see our website, with more updates to come.

SITR market sizing
Blog | 21 June 2018

Tax reliefs are a vital government initiative to encourage investment into smaller companies that can deliver innovation and choice into our economy.

Whilst the latest HMRC statistics are underwhelming, we see great potential for SITR as an enabler to grow social enterprises and charities.

Events | 20 June 2018

Location: The Old Rectory, The Broadway, Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland, DH4 4BB

FareShare South West
Blog | 20 June 2018

For Small Charity Week we’re celebrating the contribution that small charities make to all our lives. 97% charities have income less than £1m and an important focus of our work is on how social investment can be a useful tool for them.

Events | 19 June 2018

Location: London, Big Society Capital

Time: 12.30-4.00pm

Events | 19 June 2018

Location: London, Big Society Capital

Time: 9.30am-1.30pm

Blog | 14 June 2018

Evita Zanuso, Senior Director, Financial Sector & Investor Engagement at Big Society Capital talks about ESG and impact investing at FundForum International 2018

Events | 14 June 2018

Location: Heartlands, Robinson's Shaft, Dudnance Lane, Pool, TR15 3QY

Raising dough using SITR
Blog | 8 June 2018

As part of our campaign to raise awareness about Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR), we teamed up with social enterprise Breadshare to show just how simple it is. If you don’t know about SITR or not sure how it works, Breadshare’s chief baker explains literally by using his loaf!

Events | 7 June 2018

Location: Webinar

Date and time: 7 June 2018, 1.30-3.00pm

Blog | 31 May 2018

Today we publish the difference between how much we pay men and women. It is important to us to better understand areas where we might be falling behind on diversity and inequalities, and take steps to address these where we can.  

Blog | 25 May 2018

Mental health has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years, at least in part because it has become clear the huge cost to businesses and the economy as a whole.

Blog | 24 May 2018

We're launching our new podcast for those looking to make the first steps towards a career in social investment

Events | 22 May 2018

Location: St Peters Pavilion, Hurst Street, Hindley, WN2 3DN

Mike Britten, Founder and CEO of Goodwill Solutions CIC
Blog | 17 May 2018

In memory of Mike Britten, Founder and CEO of Goodwill Solutions CIC

Blog | 14 May 2018

I think it’s often surprising how many people have a mobility issue – more than 1 billion people in the world have some form of disability, which is around 15% of the world population. In the UK the estimate is around 10% of the population and 18% in the US. But this community is often ignored by entrenched industries.

Events | 10 May 2018

Location: The Cheviot Centre, Wooler, NE71 6BL

Blog | 9 May 2018

Big Society Capital is actively looking for partners to co-develop investment solutions to provide homes for people in need. My interview with Bridget Young (Programme Manager at the Nationwide Foundation) is the second blog in the “Innovation in Homes” series, where I will be highlighting innovative initiatives and partnerships that we have come across. Read my previous interview with London Ventures here.

Events | 8 May 2018

Location: Newton Grand Hall, The University of Northampton, Avenue Campus, St George's Ave, Northampton, NN2 6JA

Blog | 8 May 2018

Last October, the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship launched Skoll Academy, a six-week long skills workshop series equipping participants with practical innovation skills to affect social and environmental change. We worked with Big Society Capital to analyse social investment models to address domestic violence in the UK. This blog is an overview of our findings and suggestions.

Events | 3 May 2018

Location: Wagner Hall at The Platform, Regency Road, Brighton, BN1 2RT