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A Paradigm Shift? Global Perspectives on Social Innovation

While the UK has long been recognised as a global leader in social enterprises and social investment, the rest of the world has very rapidly caught up. Increasingly, we see a strong emphasis on social innovation – just to name a few: the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Israel, started…

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 May…

TSIC is hiring for a Consultant

TSIC is recruiting for a 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 3+ year experience (paid or voluntary) in the sectors we…

An evening with Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou

Last week TSIC was afforded the opportunity to attend an event organised by the LSE Alumni Association entitled Sir Stelios on Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy. The theme of the evening very much captured our intersecting interests at TSIC, and we were keen to gain a better understanding of Sir Stelios’s insights…

TSIC Goes to Marmalade

On April 7th we spent the morning at the Old Fire House in Oxford as part of Marmalade – the Skoll World Forum fringe event. Participants of our session came from all walks of life, comprising social investors, program managers and designers, start-ups founders and students. They impressed us with…

The Impact of Diversity on Innovation

Our latest research, The Impact of Diversity on Innovation in the Social Investment Sector, uncovers a disconcerting problem in social investment firms – a lack of diversity amongst those making investment decisions… but not only in ways that you would expect. As anticipated, we found that these firms were lacking…

Marmalade Event in Oxford

JOIN US on April 7th in Oxford as we host a session on The Impact of Diversity in Social Investment at Marmalade, the fringe event for the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship. Attendees can expect an inspiring and thought provoking day with a group of fun and passionate thinkers. We…

Young Women Lead the Way in Ghana

By Sam Close Whilst it is not something I do on a regular basis and certainly not a course of action I enter into lightly, a recent inspirational experience participating as a mentor on the Her Future Africa programme in Ghana compelled me to throw caution to the wind… and write…

Challenges of BAME Organisations

By Dami Solebo The last few years have been difficult for a number of charitable groups. Donations and contributions have reduced significantly at a time when the work of many organisations is all the more necessary. In many cases, the groups that are more deeply impacted are the charities that…

Charities Unlocked – Our top tips for your charity’s successful income growth: Creative business models

  The funding challenges of today’s market leave many charities in a tough position. This often drives them to pursue activities that diversify away from uncertain public funding and ensure more flexibility in their operations. This necessity has led to an increase in the competition of trading activities amongst charities,…

Charities Unlocked – 3 Steps to becoming a Successful “Intrapreneur”

Do you work for a charity? Then you likely know all too well the difficulties the sector is facing, and perhaps you’ve even developed some opinions on how to approach these challenges. You may just have what we like to call an intrapreneurial spirit. It has been an unstable few…

Charities Unlocked – Revenue Generation

  For most charities, the challenge of fundraising is nothing new. Yet the start of a new year provides a moment to reflect upon one of the most pressing concerns of the sector – the pressure of raising new funds every year. Difficult changes have occurred in the social sector…

Ten Years’ Time is hiring

Our sister company Ten Years time is quickly expanding, and they are looking to fill three roles in both London and Manchester to develop their philanthropy community. Philanthropy Community Leader (London) – to develop the Ten Years’ Time philanthropy community in London by building relationships with wealth managers and philanthropists. Philanthropy…

TSIC is hiring

TSIC is recruiting for an Analyst to join our exciting, entrepreneurial organisations 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-december-2016 The application deadline…

TSIC is hiring

We are quickly expanding our team. We are currently recruiting for two part-time, short-term contract positions: Researcher, to develop the structure of our in-house research programme and to assist with our thought leadership; Business Development Coordinator, to support our entrepreneurial team with business development efforts; These two positions will be for…
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