News on the topic of Social enterprise

Radical package unveiled to support business and promote growth

The Government has announced a radical package of measures to support business and promote growth.

Sun, 20/11/2011

Big Society drive to boost local social action begins

The £80 million Community First fund, which will provide small grants to community groups and local social action projects opens today.

Thu, 06/10/2011

£10m to back Big Society innovators

A new £10million fund to find and back innovative new ideas for increasing volunteering and charitable giving opens today. 

Wed, 07/09/2011

Big Society innovation aims to get families out of deprivation

The Government has announced a major trial of an innovative new way to fund intensive help for families blighted by anti-social behaviour, crime, addiction and poor education.

Thu, 25/08/2011

£30 million fund for charity support services opens

A new £30 million Big Society fund has been set-up to modernise organisations that supply critical support to front-line charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises.

Fri, 15/07/2011

Lord Wei stands down

Lord Wei has announced he will stand down as the Government’s Adviser on Big Society. He will work with the Community Foundation Network driving practical development of Big Society ideas in communities. 

Tue, 24/05/2011

Big Society Bank gets green light

The Government has endorsed outline proposals for the development of a Big Society Bank.

Mon, 09/05/2011

Top entrepreneurs help small businesses enter Government “Dragons’ Den”

Six of Britain’s top entrepreneurs have offered to help small businesses build their business proposals about better value services to a Government “Dragons’ Den” style panel, Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude announced today.

Wed, 13/04/2011

First major central government mutual joint venture announced

Plans to transform My Civil Service Pension (MyCSP), which administers the delivery of Civil Service Pension schemes, into a ground breaking mutual joint venture, have been announced.

Tue, 12/04/2011

Office for Civil Society appoints Strategic Partners

Nine organisations have been selected as Strategic Partners of the Office for Civil Society (OCS), Nick Hurd, Minister for Civil Society announced today. Strategic Partners will receive a total of £8.2m over the next three years.

Tue, 22/03/2011

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