Time to support campaign against lobbying restrictions

Sector umbrella bodies, and others, have continued to campaign against proposed rules on “non-party campaigning” in the lobbying and transparency legislation recently introduced to Parliament. The second reading of the Bill is on 3rd September, and organisations can still add their support to the campaign – see NCVO page.

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Gender and social enterprise governance

Research drawing on a survey of 825 social enterprises found that they had greater gender equality than in the private sector. Overall, 41% of social enterprise board members are women.

Based on an article published in Local Economy, December 2012, ‘Gender balance in the governance of social enterprise’ from Third Sector Research Centre.

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