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Let’s inspire businesses across Europe to support social enterprise

By Adele Blakebrough MBE

Visiting Gdansk is a profoundly moving experience: walking through the Lenin Shipyard, stark and windswept, where 80 workers were murdered in their fight for workers’ rights; remembering the birth of Solidarity, thirty five years ago and the bravery of Lech Welesa, leading the groundswell for change that precipitated the fall of Communism in Poland. It [...]

Don’t let your background hold you back

By Damon Buffini

Going back to school can generate mixed emotions: pleasure at seeing and meeting young people full of ideas, energy and potential; wonder at how the years have flown by since I was sitting in a classroom; fear that I’ll be put on the spot, asked to solve equations or recite the periodic table and not [...]

Think Pink – SBT portfolio working together

The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is a family of over 30 community nurseries across London. The LEYF team work with communities and parents to enrich and extend children’s learning, so that each child is the best they can be.By supporting the next generation of people who will shape our world to become healthy, happy adults, LEYF [...]

The Overlooked Heroes

By Libby Dangoor

The importance of financial understanding and control within the corporate sector is very rarely underestimated and resource is always made available to deliver in this area. Having now worked in the social sector for a coupe of years I struggle to understand why sometimes this attitude to financial robustness is not as wholly embraced as [...]

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SOCIAL BUSINESS TRUST PARTNERS

The commitment of these investors is to contribute £15m of cash and in-kind support over a 3-5 year period.

  • Bain & Company
  • British Gas
  • Clifford Chance
  • Credit Suisse
  • EY
  • Permira
  • Thomson Reuters