SBT backs innovative elderly care social enterprise

Hertfordshire Independent Living Service (HILS), a pioneering social enterprise that supports elderly and disabled people to live independently in their homes has been awarded a package of funding and high-calibre business support worth £550,000 by Social Business Trust (SBT). HILS provides a ‘meals on wheels’ delivery service to vulnerable adults, along with welfare checks, companionship […]

Fashion Enter flourishing with SBT support

Want to see more clothing manufactured in the UK and jobs created in the process? Get ready to with the launch last week of the Fashion Technology Academy, an innovative new venture from Fashion Enter, the training and manufacturing social enterprise, supported by the Social Business Trust (SBT). The Academy will open up employment opportunities […]

SBT Chair Damon Buffini inspires pupils on how he overcame disadvantages

Damon Buffini, Social Business Trust Chair and boss of the private equity firm Permira, was featured on Radio 4’s Today programme this morning, talking about his journey from being brought up on a council estate by a single parent to working for some of the UK’s top companies. Listen to what he had to say […]

Fashion Enter wins British Growth Award

On 3rd February the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards 2015 took place in Mercedes Benz World in Weybridge. The Future Manufacturing Awards highlight the resilience, determination and growth of British manufacturing, designed to showcase the best talent through a variety of industries. Impressed by the Factory’s SMETA-approved status, 7,500 units a week turnaround, alongside the variety of training […]


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