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Social value is about changes to people’s lives, so we need to ask ‘have we made as much value as we can with the resources available?’

Social value is about changes…
Measuring social value is important – but what we do with that information is even more important. Join our Maximising Value training course in Manchester on 25 May. So, as well as asking yourself the question of how to measure social value, we also need to be asking, why are measuring…
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Is your workplace a fair place…
THE fairplace Award® COMES TO  SOCIAL VALUE UK What effect does the management of your workplace have on you, your colleagues and on all the other people in the building–including  contractors’ staff you may never see? What positive contribution does your workplace…
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Trafford Housing Trust’s Tom…
Tom Wilde, Trafford Housing Trust’s Social Value Advisor and Social Value UK member, has been honoured for his commitment to serving the local community at the Social Value Awards. The Social Value Awards, in association with Department for Culture, Media and Sport, took place at…
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Social Value – A nice-to-have…
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Collaboration for SROI
This is a guest blog by member Lynn Sbaih on collaboration between smaller organisations. This is part of the Member Exchange Series. Let us know your thoughts in the comments. In November 2016 I attended the Social Value Members Exchange by Social Value UK, whilst here I hosted a…
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FRC Group, SVUK member, wins…
A Hall of Fame for social enterprises has been created with FRC Group as its first member. FRC Group, a social enterprise based in Liverpool, campaigns and runs businesses to help End Furniture Poverty and it has a great track record of success at the NatWest SE100 Awards. The awards…
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Impact Management – A Matter…
This is a guest blog by member Jim Brooks, Director of Cogent Ventures on why impact management and social value maximisation needs to be addressed by the board. This is part of the Member Exchange Series. Let us know your thoughts in the comments. Imagine this scenario:…
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Impact management is a state of mind!
This is a blog by Ben Carpenter, Operations Manager, Social Value UK. There’s a slight change in the air… You may have heard it whispered on the grapevines… “Impact Management” is the phrase on everyone’s lips. No longer are people talking about impact measurement. Now,…
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Beware the trip of the tongue
This is a guest blog from Vincent Neate, Head of Sustainability Services at KPMG UK. Vincent has over 20 years of experience at KPMG, where he has been at the forefront of creating relationships and practices based on sustainable value creation. Vincent has recently joined the Social…
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Our Member Drop-In sessions have been POSTPONED
This is a short notice to let members know of our decision to postpone our upcoming Member Drop-In sessions on Friday 3rd December…
Announcing Rise Futures as Social Value Pioneers
Social Value UK is proud to announce Rise Futures as a Social Value Pioneer! Ahead of their joining, Social Value UK spoke to them…
UnLtd, Big Issue Invest and Social Value UK to launch free diversity,…
Big Issue Invest (BII), UnLtd and Social Value UK (SVUK) are excited to announce a new partnership to co-develop a toolkit to support social purpose organisations…