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Events | 26 June 2018

Location: Birmingham or over phone/Skype

Events | 20 June 2018

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

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

Events | 14 June 2018

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

Events | 7 June 2018

Location: Webinar

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

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

Blog | 1 May 2018

As part of the GET INFORMED campaign for trustees, we hear from Bob Thust, Treasurer of The Bevy Pub in Brighton as he shares how social investment is enabling the entity to serve its community. 

Events | 26 April 2018

Location: Kesgrave Conference Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Suffolk, IP5 1JF

Blog | 26 April 2018

City of London Corporation has recently launched a new report showing how its Social Investment Fund is changing the lives of thousands of people across the UK including ex-offenders, homeless and those with disabilities. Read the full report here.

Blog | 26 April 2018

This is the 5th bi-annual release of social investment deal level data and now captures over 2,500 investments into charities and social enterprises totalling nearly £1.2 billion.

Events | 25 April 2018

Location: The Admiral Rodney, Horncastle, LN9 5DX

Events | 24 April 2018

Location: The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington, DH1 1SG, United Kingdom

Blog | 18 April 2018

"It has been an incredible journey setting up a grant-making trust, effectively a start-up” – writes Barbra Mazur, who runs the Battersea Power Station Foundation, an independent UK charitable body established by the Battersea Power Station shareholders to ensure that the diverse and vibrant South London communities surrounding the Power Station have access to a new source of funding. 

Blog | 17 April 2018

Over recent months there has been a flurry of new impact reports from social investors across the UK. It is great that intermediaries are publishing these reports that show what social investment can help achieve but also highlighting some of the challenges and lessons along the way.

Events | 17 April 2018

Location: Blake Morgan, Botley, Seacourt Tower, West Way, Oxford, OX2 0FB