Social enterprise

Charities and social enterprises that contract with the Government to be subject to increased transparency

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The Government has set out its policy on the transparency of information about publicly funded services in a set of principles called 'The Transparency of Suppliers and Government to the Public'. More …

Health and Social Care (Safety and Quality) Act 2015 given Royal Assent

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The Health and Social Care (Safety and Quality) Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. More …

Converting NHS charities to independent status

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Updated guidance has recently been published for NHS charities considering converting to become independent of the Department of Health. More …

New Minister for Civil Society

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David Cameron has appointed Brooks Newmark as the new Minister for Civil Society in place of Nick Hurd. More …

The other side of social investment

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The Government's aims for 2014 are to "make it easier to be a social investor" and it intends to "support ventures to take on finance by increasing capacity and opening up markets" More …