Social Enterprise London 2012 Manifesto
Featuring upcoming events, stories, jobs and grants
Social Enterprise London is today celebrating being shortlisted in the prestigious Third Sector Excellence Awards
Lambeth Council last week published detailed proposals that will see the South London authority become Britain's first-ever 'co-operative council'. The plan is now open to public consultation.
Social Enterprise Magazine reports on the success of a much-thwarted plan by Coin Street Community Builders to build a swimming pool and more than 300 flats on London's South Bank.
Award-winning social enterprise HCT has been awarded contracts to operate two more red London bus routes by Transport for London (TfL). This takes the total number of red bus routes they run to eight.
Former Third Sector Minister Angela Smith has been awarded a peerage in the dissolution honours list, along with former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott and the head of the Government's Big Society programme, Nat Wei.
As a result of the Government's May 24 2010 announcement on Cross-Government Efficiency Savings, Ministers have decided that no further bids to the Future Jobs Fund will be approved.
A new era of "people power" at the centre of the new Government has been announced today by the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister.
SEL CEO Allison Ogden-Newton responds to the result of the general election in today's Guardian Public
Innovation Exchange is seeking high-potential third sector innovation projects that could participate in its new Green Next Practice Programme
Allison Ogden-Newton, Chief Executive of Social Enterprise London, has been named among the finalists nominated for the Women's Social Leadership Awards 2010.
Social Enterprise London, the leading social enterprise support and development agency in the capital today launched Vote Social Enterprise 2010: a manifesto for social enterprise.
Social Enterprise London is working in partnership with Business in the Community (BITC) in order to provide business mentoring to social entrepreneurs at all stages of growth.
The Social Enterprise Ambassadors are offering YOU the chance to win a free one-on-one mentoring session with the Ambassador of your choice. Enter by next Wednesday.
Social Enterprise London (SEL) Chief Executive Allison Ogden-Newton today welcomed the formal signing of the Multi-Area Agreement across the five Olympic Host Boroughs; Greenwich, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.
Third Sector Magazine reports on Nick Hurd's comment to Social Enterprise London debate that social entrepreneurs need better access to capital
Allison Ogden Newton writes in today's Guardian on 'what next for social enterprise?'
Angela Smith MP, Minister of State for the Third Sector is to go head to head with MPs Nick Hurd and Jenny Willott, her counterparts from the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats respectively in a public debate over the future of social enterprise.
Angela Smith, Minister for the Third Sector, yesterday welcomed the commitment of public and private sector leaders to bringing social enterprises into their supply chains.
Congratulations to Nigel Kershaw, Chief Executive of the Big Issue Invest, who has been awarded the OBE in recognition of his services to social enterprise.
Third Sector reports that an NHS panel has decided to investigate Acevo's complaint against a primary care trust that prevented non-NHS organisations from bidding to be primary contractors in the provision of community services.
Social Enterprise London this month launches a major new partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers and the London Development Agency with a prestigious event for London's social enterprise leaders, kindly hosted by BT at its central office in St. Pauls on 26 Jan.
Social Enterprise Network (SEN) has appointed Peter Morton as its new Chief Executive.
Social Enterprise Magazine argues that community interest companies (CICs) will become much more attractive to investors this Spring with the government set to simplify the rules governing how much profit can be paid out.
A quarter of respondents to a new poll think the Government's third sector action plan has helped the sector cope with the recession. But a greater proportion - 29 per cent of respondents - say it has not helped at all.
Social Enterprise London CEO Allison Ogden-Newton writes in today's Guardian blog in response to recent criticism from Unite
Today Programme on Radion 4 with Peter Worley of The Philosophy Shop on the importance of teaching Philosophy to Children
Bucking the growing trend of youth unemployment, a groundbreaking new jobs programme celebrated its first placement today.
Check out what we have been up and how we have been celebrating in our CEO's latest blog post
SEL CEO Allison Ogden-Newton this week launched her new blog. She will use it to reflect on the world of social enterprise, and to give a personal account of life at the helm of SEL
Global Entrepreneurship Week takes place from 16 – 22 November 2009
Nine social enterprises are on the shortlist for the English heat of the national Social Enterprise Awards, it was announced today.
Social Enterprise London Chief Executive Allison Ogden-Newton today responded to a series of comments from NAVCA Chief Executive Kevin Curley criticising the purpose and value of social enterprise.
Free Powerpoint presentation aimed at teachers focusing on business studies, enterprise or social enterprise. It showcases Divine Chocolate as an example of a successful social enterprise.
In the fourth of a series of pieces The Guardian is running giving legal advice to the charity sector, Iain Cathcart, of Bates Wells and Braithwaite solicitors, answers questions on social enterprise.
Social Enterprise London launched London's Future 500, a programme funded through the Department for Work and Pensions' Future Jobs Fund, to provide jobs for 500 of London's most disadvantaged young people in some of the most inspiring social enterprises and community organisations in the UK.
As part of our commitment to having an impact on the social enterprise community, we are conducting this survey to assess how and to what extent we impact you or your organisation.
SEL has recently relaunched its website and we're really keen to get your feedback. We would be really grateful if you take two minutes to complete this survey.
Win a feature for your social enterprise in the Big Issue by entering the annual social enterprise photo competition, organised by the Social Enterprise Coalition.
Using social enterprises to provide services would tick boxes on reform, local democracy and sustainability, not to mention cost, says Allison Ogden-Newton, CEO of Social Enterprise London
SEL has won a major contract to deliver over 200 jobs in social enterprise over the next 12 months.
The Office of the Third Sector is conducting a consultation on a Social Investment Wholesale Bank.
Dai Powell, Chief Executive of leading transport social enterprise HCT Group, has been appointed to become Chair of the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC).
Make sure you sign up to the 'your news' section on Social Enterprise Magazine's new website – it's free publicity!
Social Enterprise London has this week teamed up with pioneering online dictionary Wordia.com to launch Social Enterprise Word Week.
A performance from the brightest and best of London's young social entrepreneurs… featuring music, circus, dance and drama.
Social Enterprise London is submitting a bid to the Department of Work and Pensions' Future Jobs Fund. SEL's bid; 'London's Future 500', which will create 500 jobs and training opportunities in social enterprise for young people from some of the hardest to reach groups across London.
As part of our package of support for third sector leaders, SEL has partnered with ACEVO to offer an exclusive discount to ACEVO membership.
The Social Enterprise Investment Fund, which offers grants and loans to the health and social care sector, is now open for business under the management of Government-backed loan fund Futurebuilders England and infrastructure body Partnerships UK.
Social enterprise is at the forefront of the public agenda on Monday as many of London's most senior public leaders come together for a major social enterprise summit.