Rise of the Collaborative Economy Over the last five years there’s been a groundswell of interest in what has variously been called the ‘collaborative economy’ or ‘sharing economy’. You might not yet be familiar with the term, but it’s changing everything from the way we access everyday goods (most of us have used the… Read more »
Social Value Lab and Post Creative are working together to find better ways to support local not-for-profit organisations develop an online and social media presence. We know that the speed of technological advances has proved challenging for many organisations, sometimes leaving them on the back foot. We also know that the web and social media are… Read more »
Experienced in Social Research? Passionate about social change? Ambitious to develop a career conducting research in the not-for-profit sector? Social Value Lab has a vacancy for a full-time researcher. The starting salary is up to £25k. The deadline for applications is 9 February. Download further information here.
Today sees the official launch of the Enterprise Ready Fund, a flagship fund which will help to grow and sustain social enterprise activity in Scotland. The fund will be managed on behalf of the Scottish Government by a consortium of third sector organisations led by Foundation Scotland and including CEiS, DSL, and Social Value Lab…. Read more »
A new report by Social Value Lab has been launched. The report measures the social impact arising from Project Search in North Lanarkshire. Project Search is a ground-breaking initiative that has supported 15 young people with learning disabilities and provided them with a targeted programme of employment training and support in Wishaw General Hospital. The… Read more »