News on the topic of Big Society

Big Society Bank could back social ISAs for everyday savers

Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude and Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd have unveiled a new strategy to grow the social investment market giving charities and social enterprises access to new, potentially multi-billion pound, capital.

Mon, 14/02/2011

The mutual futures of public services in Swindon

Professionals planning to form a Big Society mutual to join up adult health and social care services in Swindon, shared their ambitions with Francis Maude Minister for the Cabinet Office and Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of John Lewis Partnership.

Wed, 02/02/2011

European Year of Volunteering is a welcome boost for the Big Society

Nick Hurd endorses the European Year of Volunteering as a welcome boost for the Big Society.

Tue, 25/01/2011

Early action can make all our children ‘schoolready’

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg welcomed the launch of a new report highlighting the difference early interventions can make in a child’s later life.

Wed, 19/01/2011

Big Lottery Fund seeks senior appointees

The Big Lottery Fund (BIG) is recruiting for the senior posts of UK Chair and England Committee Chair.

Fri, 14/01/2011

Biddick Hall Community Focus Group wins Big Society Award

The Biddick Hall Community Focus Group – a project that has transformed the community through local action on health, crime, employment and activities for young people is the latest winner of the Prime Minister’s Big Society Award.

Fri, 14/01/2011

Grants available for the European Year of Volunteering

The Cabinet Office has made available small scale contracts and grants for organisations to develop and implement activity within England, as part of the national work programme for European Year of Volunteering. 

Mon, 10/01/2011

New Year Honours List 2011

The 2011 New Year Honours List has been published today recognising outstanding achievement and service across the UK

Fri, 31/12/2010

Big Society plan for a new culture of generosity

The Cabinet Office has today published its Giving Green Paper which has the Government's initial ideas for building a stronger culture of giving time and money. The initial ideas will start a national debate on our society’s attitudes to giving.

Wed, 29/12/2010

Christmas message to Civil Society Organisations

Francis Maude and Nick Hurd's Christmas message to Civil Society organisations.

Thu, 23/12/2010

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