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Today we launch the Social Enterprise Census 2017, the definitive biennial account of social enterprise activity in Scotland. Conducted by Social Value Lab, in partnership with a range of national agencies, the new research confirms Scotland as a world-leading nation in nurturing social enterprise and recognises social enterprise as a fairer and more inclusive way of… Read more »

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After a long gestation period, Social Value Lab is working in partnership with the Life Changes Trust over the next 18 months to test our Research for Change programme at scale. As part of our social mission, we’re working to bring affordable, quality assured research to small charities and social enterprises who otherwise can’t afford… Read more »

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Social Value Lab has worked with Regional Screen Scotland to produce a new online ‘toolkit’ to help local cinemas across the UK to make the case for how much they matter to their communities, by measuring and understanding their social impacts. Regional Screen Scotland and Social Value Lab previously collaborated on the report Your Cinema,… Read more »

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Scottish businesses must be motivated by more than the financial bottom line if they are to help build a fairer and greener Scotland. That’s the conclusion of Better Business, a ground-breaking study carried out by Social Value Lab into responsible business practices in Scotland. The project was supported by Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise,… Read more »

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  The significant size and impact of Scotland’s social enterprise businesses is being revealed for the very first time, with the launch of the results of a large-scale census. Conducted by Social Value Lab, in partnership with a range of national agencies, the new research confirms Scotland as a world-leading nation in nurturing social enterprise… Read more »