Where next with your social enterprise – start with Oxford Jam

Your social enterprise can make a huge difference. You have the belief, but perhaps you don’t have the specific knowledge or skills to grow. What do you do next? There is a plethora of places offering insight, advice, funding and support, not least ourselves, but we know from our own social enterprise community that it [...]

London Early Years Foundation opens its 25th nursery

One of Social Business Trust’s investees The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) has opened its 25th nursery as it becomes the new operator of the Soho Family Centre. LEYF has ambitious plans to double its childcare services over the next three years in order to provide more of London’s children with the best start in [...]

Fashion Enter makes the news – here’s why..

*Updated* 18th Feb – See the latest coverage on the Telegraph’s Fashion pages, and read about how we helped Fashion Enter to grow and develop. Friday was a good day for SBT portfolio member Fashion Enter  – not only were they featured in the Metro national newspaper, with a nod to SBT, they also enjoyed the attention of the [...]

Fashion manufacturing on the up: SBT invests in Fashion Enter apprenticeship

A pioneering fashion business is to receive funding from Social Business Trust (SBT), which offers grants and high calibre business support to social enterprises. SBT has agreed to support Fashion Enter with expert consultancy to the value of £120,000, and a cash grant of £100,000. This support and funding will help the business to grow, allowing it to offer [...]


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