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About Big Issue Group

We have over 30 years of experience changing lives through enterprise by supporting Big Issue magazine vendors to earn an income through selling the Big Issue magazine and we have invested £400 million into over 500 social enterprises since 2005. 

Today Big Issue Group brings together our media, investment and service initiatives under a shared mission to create innovative solutions through enterprise, to unlock social and economic opportunity for the 14.5m people in the UK living in poverty to earn, learn and thrive.

Join us and be part of our solution to change lives

Our audience is changing lives

Our audience is changing lives

Support award-winning, independent journalism & your local vendor. Each runs a mini enterprise, earning £1.50 per issue sold & gaining new skills.
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Our investment is changing lives

Our investment is changing lives

Discover how we invest in & support the growth of sustainable social enterprises & charities. Investing to help tackle poverty & inequality.
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Our trade is changing lives

Our trade is changing lives

Browse goods that do good. We bring ethical brands under one roof, allowing you to use your spending power in a more positive way.
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Our support is changing lives

Our support is changing lives

Learn about how we support marginalised people into vital specialist services in areas such as housing, finance, health, education and employment.
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Our movement is changing lives

Our movement is changing lives

Rent a bike through our ebike scheme and improve the lives of unemployed people in your community. Get to work whilst getting others back into work.
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