Monthly Archives: September 2013

Social Finance and LGA launch support services for local commissioners

26 September 2013 Today we are launching the support services for local commissioners interested in Social Impact Bonds (SIB). This service is being funded by the Big Lottery Fund. This is great news for commissioners who want to move forward … Continue reading

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Public Accounts Committee Publish Early Action Landscape Review

This is a guest post from Will Horwitz, Researcher for the Early Action Taskforce.  The social finance movement has always believed that in social policy as elsewhere, prevention is better than cure and social impact bonds, famously, provide a mechanism … Continue reading

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Challenge Annika! 17 personal things you can do to put “GREAT” back into Great Britain

Not native to this country, I have by now nonetheless lived in the UK for twenty years.  Early on, a few years into my stay, my friends and I used to amuse ourselves with describing the type of society we … Continue reading

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A Jewel from the Crown: Tax Relief for private investors in 2014

Tomorrow looms the final deadline for submitting responses to HM Treasury’s consultation on a social investment tax relief (“SIR”).  This is an important challenge to the social investment market and to the social investment and finance intermediaries (SIFIs) operating across … Continue reading

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