Inside Community Finance: The CDFI Industry in the UK 2012, is published by the Community Development Finance Association. This annual publication is filled with data on CDFIs (social enterprises improving access to finance), including how these organisations are serving more … Continue reading
In their 2011 publication “Growing Interest” The Young Foundation outlined the potential for social investment for the youth sector. This new report summarises the learning from 18 months’ further work with over 350 youth sector organisations.
Social enterprise organisations in Scotland have merged and shortened into one document – referred to as the Scottish Code – their Code of Practice and their five essential ‘Criteria’ by which they recognise each other.
In 2014, a new 6 year round of European Funding begins. For the first time, there is explicit reference to social enterprise and community-led local development and the role they can play in ‘complementing public sector efforts, and being pioneers … Continue reading
Ready for Business has produced a range of resources to share experiences of successful third and public sector engagement in commissioning and procurement. Guidance based on lessons learned from delivering PSP support in a number of Scottish pilots has … Continue reading
The Preventative Support Working Group, established to take forward actions from the national strategy for housing for older people, has completed its final report on: promotion of housing support services for older people and disabled people; reviewing provision of handyperson services by social landlords … Continue reading