29.03.2017 The Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards, delivered in partnership by Responsible Finance and the Citi Foundation, has named two Cornish entrepreneurs winners of the Microentrepreneur Award for Sustainability and the Microentrepreneur Award for Growth. Winners Adam Weisman… Continue reading
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22.02.2017 New research shows that in 2016 responsible finance providers: Supported the start-up and survival of over 10,000 small businesses and social enterprises Created and saved over 20,000 jobs Helped 37,000 people access affordable credit, and… Continue reading
Seaweed, shipping containers, clay plaster and macaroons feature in the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards shortlist 15.02.2017 A diverse bunch of young, social and micro entrepreneurs have been named as finalists for the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards. The awards,… Continue reading
Responsible Finance welcomes the Minister’s recent announcements for a Development Bank of Wales and will work in partnership to further the success of businesses and local economies. Responsible Finance members in Wales contribute significantly to local… Continue reading
Responsible Finance, the association representing responsible finance lenders across the United Kingdom, officially launched in Wales at the Senedd, Cardiff Bay on Wednesday 12th October 2016. The event was hosted by Jane Hutt, Assembly Member for Vale of Glamorgan,… Continue reading
Social Investment Scotland won a prestigious award from the Cabinet Office for its pioneering work on the SIS Community Capital Fund. Congratulations to the team at SIS!
The recuperation continues. Retail bankers – for several years a convenient pantomime villain of the press – received plaudits this week after the British Business Bank’s Small Business Finance Markets Report revealed that lending to small and medium-sized businesses is growing for the first time… Continue reading
CDFIs have a business model that is specifically designed to deliver financial and social returns. They are well placed to offer the ‘win-win’ the Church is looking for in terms of financial returns with a clear conscience. Continue reading
A fitness fanatic achieves his business dream thanks to a Start-Up Loan Continue reading
It’s been a busy time for our business-focused CDFIs. They’ve been posting record lending figures, helping more small firms than ever.