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Big Issue Invest — social investment

Big Issue Invest puts £40m into social enterprises

BIG ISSUE Invest (BII) has launched its 2020-2021 Impact Report. The social investment arm of The Big Issue supported 184 social enterprises across the UK...
Tamer Group, logistics, warehousing

Entrepreneurship, zest for growth, and a major milestone approaching

Tamer Group has prospered by sticking to its principles and adapting to changing market environments… HEADQUARTERED in Jeddah, Tamer Group offers a full end-to-end service,...
Driving For Change bus

London buses bringing aid to the capital’s homeless

Change Please has repurposed two London buses to support people sleeping rough on the capital’s streets. The initiative — Driving for Change — backed by...
Afghanistan Landscape Bamiyan - Turquoise Foundation

The Monsoon Accessorize Trust continues support for Afghanistan education projects

THE MONSOON Accessorize Trust has been supporting education projects for Afghani women and children over the past two decades — and says it will...

Israel ice cream row heats up

ICE CREAM maker Ben & Jerry's is to end sales in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The firm intends to construct a different distribution...
Impact 12 members

Universities team-up to launch investment fund

TWELVE leading UK universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, have joined forces to create an investment fund. The 10-year, multi-million-pound Impact 12 fund will support social...
Social enterprise hair and beauty salon

Scotland, brave and bonny: beauty salon’s social mission

SCOTLAND’S first hair and beauty salon operating as a social enterprise has opened a second outlet in Edinburgh. Founder Kerry Anderson is behind the Brave,...
Man with disability working in factory

Johnson must deliver ‘transformative’ strategy to help disabled people in UK

BUSINESS leaders have called on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to deliver on his promise of a transformative National Strategy for Disabled People. In an...
Melior products

Social enterprise brings hope and work to people with disabilities

TWO-and-a-half million Brits are expected to be unemployed this year, and there is concern about how disabled people especially will fare in the pandemic...
Treasure Chest

Fundraising innovation for charity shops during pandemic

BRITAIN’S charity shops are facing revenue losses of up to £28m for each month of lockdown, according to the Charity Retail Association. Vintage Cash Cow...