Social enterprise

New law in force and change of terminology for Industrial and Provident Societies

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Industrial and provident societies should be aware of the new Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, which came into force on 1 August 2014. More …

Stakeholders' views sought on the Social Value Act

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The government has launched a consultation, as part of a wider review, to assess how well the Social Value Act is working, and whether it would be beneficial to extend it. More …

Want to invest in a social enterprise? Tax relief now available

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Investors looking to put their money into social enterprises can now benefit from tax relief on their investments, following the introduction of Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) earlier this year. More …

Social investment by charities: Law Commission's final recommendations published

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The Law Commission has published its final recommendations to government on reforming the law relating to social investment by charities. More …

Latest ACEVO survey on the 'Changing Face of Charity'

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The ACEVO has published the results of its most recent Social Sector Tracker Survey on the 'Changing Face of Charity', which focussed on "charities’ engagement with opportunities for social investment, social financing, collaboration within and outside of the sector, and their developing use of social technology". More …

"Social investment explained" guide issued by Social Enterprise UK

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Social Enterprise UK has produced a new multi-media resource on social investment for charities and social enterprises. The resource is aimed at trustees, chief executives and members of staff of VSCE organisations (voluntary and community organisations and social enterprise) who want an introduction to social investment. More …