Policy Issues

Public policy is often a major factor in creating – and sometimes reducing! – market opportunities for social enterprises.

There are a number of areas where policies being pursued by the present government have huge implications for social enterprise:

Social enterprise and the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 ← includes briefing paper

Social enterprise and public service reform ← includes briefing paper

Social enterprise and the ‘right to challenge’ ← includes briefing paper

Social enterprise and the Localism Act ← includes briefing paper


hi_big_e_min_pink-2For each of the above topics we have produced free briefing papers for you to download and we gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the BIG Lottery Awards for  All programme in the production and distribution of these resources.