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News | 26 November 2012

Payment-by-Results (PbR) schemes can be boosted by five key actions, leading social investors Big Society Capital and Bridges Ventures (Bridges) have told Minister for Government Policy, Oliver Letwin.

News | 26 November 2012

The last year has seen rapid progress in the adoption of Payment-by-Results (PbR) programmes in the UK. The social sector is playing its part - at least ten new PbR schemes have come on-stream during 2012 that will be delivered by charities and social enterprises, and which are backed financially by social investors.

News | 23 November 2012

- Bridges Ventures (Bridges) and Big Society Capital today announced they are lead investors in a new Social Impact Bond (SIB) commissioned by Essex County Council and developed by Social Finance, to fund an intensive intervention programme to help vulnerable young people at risk of going into care

News | 31 October 2012

Big Society Capital (“BSC”) is committed to building a strong, diverse and sustainable social investment market in the UK.

News | 31 October 2012

Big Society Capital calls for social investment ideas in outcomes finance, health, community and affordable housing sectors

News | 13 September 2012

New social investment commitments announced by Big Society Capital and City of London Corporation, as report reveals demand for social investment could grow to £1 billion by 2016

News | 4 April 2012

Today marked the official launch of Big Society Capital (BSC), the UK social investment fund aiming at channelling fresh money into the social enterprise sector, and achieving positive societal impact.

News | 4 April 2012

THE PRIME MINISTER LAUNCHES BIG SOCIETY CAPITAL – THE WORLD’S FIRST EVER SOCIAL INVESTMENT MARKET BUILDER

News | 28 December 2011

£3.1 million from dormant bank accounts will be invested in new projects to support local communities, Nick Hurd Minister for the Civil Society said today

News | 10 November 2011

Big Society Capital today announces the appointment of Sir Richard Lambert as Chair of the Big Society Trust, which will oversee Big Society Capital’s activities so as to ensure that it stays true to its mission.

News | 29 July 2011

Big Society Capital formerly referred to as the “Big Society Bank”, today announces its launch with three entities: Big Society Capital Limited (BSC), the operating company of the group; The Big Society Trust (BST), responsible for ensuring the group stays true to its mission; and The Big Society Foundation, a charity able to receive philanthropic donations to support the investment readiness of social organisations.

News | 29 July 2011

Chairman, CEO, Board Directors and Trustees confirmed and first investment made