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Tributes paid to social investment pioneer and valued member of the Big Issue family James Fairweather
In memory

Tributes paid to social investment pioneer and valued member of the Big Issue family James Fairweather

James Fairweather will be remembered for his contribution to social business and his tireless campaigning on behalf of people with brain cancer.

Big Issue Invest supports organisation empowering abandoned children around the world with £130K in funding
Press Release

Big Issue Invest supports organisation empowering abandoned children around the world with £130K in funding

The money from Big Issue Invest will allow the organisation to expand its staff and therefore help extend its mission of supporting children around the world.

Big Issue Invest reports £37 million of investment into social enterprises and charities at time of crisis
Press Release

Big Issue Invest reports £37 million of investment into social enterprises and charities at time of crisis

The report revealed that the social investment arm of The Big Issue supported 138 social enterprises across the UK and had £37.5 million Assets Under Management (AUM) as of March 2022*.

Big Issue Invest offers loan programme to charities and social enterprises to help beat rise in energy bills
Press Release

Big Issue Invest offers loan programme to charities and social enterprises to help beat rise in energy bills

Let’s say it out loud – Big Issue can offer a brighter future
Opinion

Let’s say it out loud – Big Issue can offer a brighter future

A Roman outdoor theatre is finally getting a permanent stage – and a bar
Theatre

A Roman outdoor theatre is finally getting a permanent stage – and a bar

South-London based members-led Community Land Trust to receive £1.2m in investment from Big Issue Invest
Press Release

South-London based members-led Community Land Trust to receive £1.2m in investment from Big Issue Invest

Charities and social enterprises offered loans to beat energy bills
Social enterprises

Charities and social enterprises offered loans to beat energy bills

A Roman outdoor theatre is finally getting a permanent stage – and a bar
Theatre

A Roman outdoor theatre is finally getting a permanent stage – and a bar

South-London based members-led Community Land Trust to receive £1.2m in investment from Big Issue Invest
Press Release

South-London based members-led Community Land Trust to receive £1.2m in investment from Big Issue Invest

Charities and social enterprises offered loans to beat energy bills
Social enterprises

Charities and social enterprises offered loans to beat energy bills

Local theatre company receives £104K in investment from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

Local theatre company receives £104K in investment from Big Issue Invest

ESG, Regulation and Data reporting  – should we be implementing an Impact Balance Sheet?
Big Issue Invest

ESG, Regulation and Data reporting  – should we be implementing an Impact Balance Sheet?

The musicians helping to change young people’s lives in Reading
Charity

The musicians helping to change young people’s lives in Reading

These people quit their jobs to help neurodivergent adults get the support they need
Activism

These people quit their jobs to help neurodivergent adults get the support they need

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’
Health

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’

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Charity fighting social exclusion in Bristol receives funding boost
Social Justice

Charity fighting social exclusion in Bristol receives funding boost

Bristol-based charity that tackles social exclusion receives £40K in funding from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

Bristol-based charity that tackles social exclusion receives £40K in funding from Big Issue Invest

The south London café helping people with learning difficulties into work
Hospitality

The south London café helping people with learning difficulties into work

Community interest company, Nickel Support, receives £35K in funding from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

Community interest company, Nickel Support, receives £35K in funding from Big Issue Invest

Big Issue Invest backs multi-million pound scheme to help refugees in Greater Manchester and the West Midlands
Big Issue Invest

Big Issue Invest backs multi-million pound scheme to help refugees in Greater Manchester and the West Midlands

Landmark fund to help diverse entrepreneurs change society announced
Social enterprises

Landmark fund to help diverse entrepreneurs change society announced

Local homelessness charity, Emmaus Bradford, received £50K in funding from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

Local homelessness charity, Emmaus Bradford, received £50K in funding from Big Issue Invest

Social investment fund announced to tackle inequality as wealth gap widens  
Big Issue Invest

Social investment fund announced to tackle inequality as wealth gap widens  

East Durham-based charity receives £100K in funding from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

East Durham-based charity receives £100K in funding from Big Issue Invest

How a group of Essex lawyers turn things around for those facing homelessness
Activism

How a group of Essex lawyers turn things around for those facing homelessness

Lighthouse Furniture is helping low-income families make their house a home
poverty

Lighthouse Furniture is helping low-income families make their house a home

Yoga for cooped-up kids gets a boost with Big Issue funding
Big Issue Invest

Yoga for cooped-up kids gets a boost with Big Issue funding

Big Issue draws big names to £25m fund to help marginalised people become entrepreneurs
Big Issue Invest

Big Issue draws big names to £25m fund to help marginalised people become entrepreneurs