What is the Big Society?

The Government have announced a fund of £600 million to fund social enterprises and charities.

It is part of David Cameron's Big Society agenda- a vision of a society where individuals and communities have more power and responsibility. Read more here.

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Big Society bank launched

A £600 million fund to help finance David Cameron's Big Society agenda has launched. Big Society Capital uses a mixture of money from dormant bank accounts and the main High Street lenders to fund investment in charities and social enterprises.