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Events | 27 June 2017
Location: Big Society Capital, 8-10 New Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1AZ
Events | 17 May 2017
Location: Co-operatives UK, Holyoake House, M60 0AS
News | 11 May 2017

Worthstone, the impact investment hub for financial advisers, has launched the UK’s first social investment training manual and competency mark for financial advisers. 

Blog | 4 May 2017

Last year we worked with a group of social crowdfunding platforms to co-develop and launch a match fund for social investment crowdfunding. 

Blog | 5 December 2016

South Bristol Sports Centre is a charity created to serve and provide facilities for the local community. We pride ourselves on being able to provide activities and facilities which cater for a wide range of public need. 

News | 23 November 2016

The increase in the amount that younger charities and social enterprises can raise through Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) to £1.5 million, announced in the Autumn Statement, is encouraging says Big Society Capital.

Blog | 5 July 2016

This week marks the second anniversary of the creation of Social Investment Tax Relief. Perhaps not an anniversary I ever saw myself marking in my diary. I have surprised myself at how captivating I have found this tax relief to be. 

Events | 4 July 2016
Location: The Bulldog Trust, Two Temple Place, London WC2R 3BD
Research | 4 July 2016

This paper provides a review of the use of Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) on its two year anniversary. It includes an analysis of the SITR deals completed to date and the views of key stakeholders in this area. NPC has written this report in partnership with Big Society Capital (BSC).

News | 4 July 2016

Charities and social enterprises have received £3.4m in two years thanks to Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) recently introduced by the Treasury, according to research conducted by think tank NPC for Big Society Capital. 

Blog | 9 May 2016

I recently attended the launch of Power to Change’s report “The community business market in 2015”

Blog | 15 April 2016

In the wake of so much negative press around tax dodges, how delightful to see this week’s announcement from South Bristol Sports Centre on the launch of their £1million sports scheme, £250k of which was raised using Social Investment Tax Relief. 

Blog | 10 March 2016

I can honestly say I never saw a moment in my career when I would be talking about (let alone be excited about) tax!

Blog | 10 December 2015

Many ex-offenders are reconvicted within one year of release. There is plenty of research to say that many prisoners think having a job is a vital part of keeping them out of prison. The problem is finding employment on release can be difficult, particularly for those who were unemployed before they were convicted.

Events | 29 October 2015
Location: Big Society Capital’s offices, 8 -10 Fetter Lane, New Fetter Place, London EC4A 1AZ  
In partnership with Intelligent Partnership (IP), we hosted a roundtable on social investment tax relief (SITR) with a range of mainstream tax efficient managers, social investors, HMRC and other interested parties.
Events | 22 October 2015
Location: The Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD 
Events | 4 June 2015
Location: Two Temple Place, London WC2R 3BD
We are key sponsors of the Worthstone Social Investment Academy, a leading forum for independent financial advisers who are incorporating social impact investment advice within the financial planning process.
News | 3 December 2014

The Chancellor of the Exchequer today announced in the Autumn Statement that the Government is proposing to increase the investment limit of Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) to £5 million and extend its scope by consulting on the introduction of Social Venture Capital Trusts.

News | 9 December 2013

Responding to the publication of the Finance Bill 2014 Draft Legislation,

News | 5 December 2013

Responding to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s announcement on the Social Investment Tax Relief in today’s Autumn Statement.

News | 30 August 2013

Big Society Capital welcomes the Government's commitment to establish a social investment tax relief. We believe it is an extremely timely intiative with the potential to transform the social investment market.

Research | 13 March 2013

This report investigates the basis for and potential implications of introducing a tax relief for social investment.