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Free King’s Fund leadership training now available!

The King’s Fund, Big Lottery Fund and Comic Relief have joined forces to offer free leadership training to people who work for health and wellbeing charities. The new programme is called ‘Cascading Leadership’ and matches successful applicants with charity leaders, so…

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EY Foundation Launches Accelerate 2017

The EY Foundation 2017 Accelerate programme has recently launched in London, Yorkshire, the North West and Scotland, and provides business support to social enterprises by offering access to skills from business coaches, workshops, networking and project support. As Jennifer Freeman of EY…

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How to train your brain for business success

It’s January, which usually heralds a collective desire to eat healthily and the inevitable flood of new gym memberships that are entirely well-meaning but ultimately doomed. However, the start of a new year also marks the perfect time to begin…

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Grow your social enterprise with Goldman Sachs

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme provides high-quality, practical education specifically tailored to the needs of UK social enterprise and small business leaders. Applications are now open for the January 2017 intake, deadline for applications close on 24th October.

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First investment of Growth Fund announced

Access: The Foundation for Social Investment was set up in 2015 to help charities and social enterprises access capital and social investment to increase their impact. The Health and Wellbeing Challenge Fund (South West) is the first to receive investment worth £4.4m.

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New rules to boost funding for social enterprises

The European Commission has proposed amendments to the European Venture Capital Funds and the European Social Entrepreneurship Funds regulations, to boost investment into venture capital and social projects; making it easier for investors to invest.

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