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New Insights Report: Inclusion of User Voices

Too often, experts and practitioners determine what the root causes and solutions of social problems are, with an outside-in view. Users are rarely asked, or are only consulted as an after-thought. This insights report discusses the barriers to inclusion of user voices and proposes a starter for ten list to…

Exploring Root Causes and Systemic Change

The Social Investment Consultancy works cross sector to support organisations to deepen their impact, exploring the complexities of the systems we operate in, and how best we can impact on the root causes of issues to bring about positive changes in society. In particular, drawing upon the latest theories in…

TSIC’s Charities Intrapreneurship Programme: First Year in Review

In 2018, TSIC launched our unique facilitated consultancy training course, the Charities Intrapreneurship Programme. Designed to support charities and social enterprises through our Charities Unlocked methodology towards income diversification solutions, the programme brought together eleven organisations from across the UK, all interested in how they could develop new traded income…

TSIC Fuse Elements launches

We are delighted to announce the launch of TSIC Fuse Elements, our original methodology to help businesses create shared value, integrating profit with purpose into their business strategy. In 2012, we launched TSIC Fuse, a pioneering methodology to help businesses to define core business strengths and opportunities, around which meaningful partnerships and social change…

Stepping Stones Fund – Applications open

Stepping Stones Fund has opened the latest round of applications for organisations in the Greater London area. The fund focuses on capacity building and testing ideas for organisations looking to attract social investment. The deadline for the first stage of the applications is 11th May.  Over the last few years, we have helped a…

Best Practices in Impact Evaluation: Let’s Talk about Feelings

By Bonnie Chiu At The Social Investment Consultancy (TSIC), we see impact evaluation as a key tool for social sector organisations not only to engage funders, but also to inform organisational improvement and sector learning. Impact evaluation is crucial to understand what works, but equally, what not. As TSIC celebrates…

Call for Proposals: Research into Equality and Diversity among Social Investors in the UK

The Social Investment Consultancy (TSIC) has received funding from the Connect Fund on a multi-pronged project titled “Improving social investor diversity”. One of the workstreams in this project is research, and we are looking to appoint suitable consultant(s) to independent original research into Equality and Diversity among Social Investors. Following two pieces…

TSIC makes diversity its central trend for 2018

In 2018, TSIC is putting diversity at the top of the agenda. As a firm, we have always prided ourselves on championing diversity; from being one of the few intermediaries led by BAME women and with diverse representation across our staff teams, to having a track record working for or…

TSIC is hiring for an Analyst

TSIC is recruiting for an Analyst to join our exciting, entrepreneurial organisation dedicated to maximising social impact. We are looking for someone with a demonstrated interest in global and domestic social issues, ideally with 1+ year experience (paid or voluntary) in the sectors we focus on. Job Description here: TSIC – Analyst…

The Social Investment Consultancy launches new Charities Intrapreneurship Programme

In an increasingly uncertain funding landscape, there is mounting pressure for charities to develop new and innovative sustainable income-generating streams and approaches to social impact; however often charities are unable to access external support and expertise to design and develop new models and strategies. The Social Investment Consultancy believes that…

New research report published – The Role of Technology in Charities Innovation

We are delighted to release our latest in-house report “The Role of Technology in Charity Innovation”, which looks at the role of technology in facilitating charities’ innovation, particularly in terms of income generation. The report draws on the findings of the feasibility study for a new digital tool we’re developing called…

TSIC is hiring for a Consultant or a Senior Consultant

TSIC is recruiting for a Consultant or a Senior Consultant to join our exciting, entrepreneurial organisation dedicated to maximising social impact. We are looking for someone with a strong track record in project/client management, and a demonstrated interest in global and domestic social issues, ideally with 2+ year experience (for Consultant) or…

Final thoughts: Thinking about ‘youth’ as a collective

Preluding the High-Level Political Forum 2017, SDSN Youth and TSIC created a policy brief outlining key recommendations for policy-makers to advance youth innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Here follows the last post in a series of three outlining how to support youth-led innovation for the SDGs. To conclude this…

What can be done to support young entrepreneurs for the SDGs?

Preluding the High-Level Political Forum 2017, SDSN Youth and TSIC created a policy brief outlining key recommendations for policy-makers to advance youth innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Here follows the second post in a series of three outlining how to support youth-led innovation for the SDGs. Building on…

Youth-led innovation for achieving the SDGs: what are the challenges and opportunities?

  Preluding the High-Level Political Forum 2017, SDSN Youth and TSIC created a policy brief outlining concrete recommendations for key stakeholders (including amongst others impact investors, policy-makers, universities and societies at large) to advance youth innovation for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Here follows the first post in a…
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