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We often get asked what the differences are between the various tax reliefs available to charities and social enterprises. This is why, together with Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB), we are pleased to publish A Simple Guide to Tax Reliefs. As well as covering the relatively new Social Investment Tax...
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While there is plenty of research available on the demand from investors for social investment opportunities there’s far less knowledge and understanding of what charities and social enterprise want from the social investment market.
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The Bevy sees itself as “more than a pub” re-opening its doors in 2014 to provide a vital range of community services to the people of Moulsecombe and Bevendean.
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Many ex-offenders are reconvicted within one year of release. There is plenty of research to say that many prisoners think having a job is a vital part of keeping them out of prison. The problem is finding employment on release can be difficult, particularly for those who were unemployed before they...
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The Enterprise Toolkit from Key Fund provides practical information for your business. Learn about business planning, running a business and more.
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As always, it was fantastic to be at Social Enterprise UK’s Social Enterprise Awards in November to celebrate the achievements of so many organisations.
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What makes an organisation suitable for social investment? This is a question we’re often asked by potential investees. As providers of simple finance for UK charities and social enterprises, we do of course receive many applications for finance from organisations who simply aren’t ready for...
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I spent seven years looking after my mum before she died. Caring for someone with dementia is a lot harder than most people realise. I often felt lost and overwhelmed by the task ahead and soon realised I had to find new ways to keep Mum busy and give her a sense of purpose, otherwise she’d spend...