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News | 13 July 2016

The Government will fail to create a level playing field in the competition between bidders for the Work and Health programme, according to new research published by the independent think tank Reform. 

News | 20 October 2015

One of the first Social Impact Bonds (SIB) to tackle youth unemployment and generate a return to investors has been delivered by the pioneering London-based youth charity ThinkForward.

News | 27 August 2015

The Government is at risk of failing to meet its target to halve the disability employment gap unless charities and social enterprises are given an even playing field to deliver public service contracts, says a new report launched today.

News | 9 April 2015

A £9m social investment loan fund is now open for business and actively seeking applications from social enterprises in the North East of England. 

News | 17 March 2015

Local charities came together last week at Voluntary Action LeicesterShire to find out about new sources of funding for charities and social enterprises. 

News | 16 February 2015

Threadneedle Investments’ flagship social bond fund has reached over US $100m (£67m)[1][2] in assets under management as it celebrates its first anniversary.

News | 6 February 2015

The corporate finance team at Triodos Bank is pleased to announce that the first ever social impact bonds to benefit from Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) have been issued.    

News | 7 January 2015

A company that helps marginalised young people into work is the latest to benefit from the FSE Social Impact Accelerator (SIA), a loan scheme assisting social enterprises that are looking to grow.

News | 26 February 2014

Charities and social enterprises will be able to apply for loans and investments of up to £1 million from a fund launched today by Social and Sustainable Capital, which is jointly financed by the Social Investment Business and Big Society Capital.

News | 26 August 2013

The first Social Impact Bond focused on early intervention to prevent young people becoming NEET (not in education, employment or training) has exceeded its Government target for the number of low attainers achieving five A*-C grade GCSEs by more than 80%.