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Big Society Bank becomes Big Society Capital and taps first funds

Alliance magazine 1 August 2011

In the latest development of the unfolding story of the UK’s Big Society Bank, the entity has been renamed Big Society Capital (the change of name was foreshadowed in June, since it is not actually …

Big Society Bank plans get government approval

Alliance magazine 13 May 2011

In the latest stage of development of the so-called Big Society Bank to support social ventures, the UK’s Cabinet Office has approved proposals for the bank drawn up by Sir Ronald Cohen, one of the …

Newly appointed adviser Sir Ronald Cohen hails ‘boldness’ of Big Society Bank

Alliance magazine 7 March 2011

The UK’s new social investment bank, the so-called Big Society Bank, will transform the lives of millions of people, believes venture capitalist Sir Ronald Cohen, who has been appointed adviser to the new bank, along …

Big Society Bank welcomed but more doubts about the Big Society

Alliance magazine 20 July 2010

News that, as part of Prime Minister David Cameron’s ‘Big Society’, the UK government is to set up a bank to finance voluntary groups and social enterprises out of the money held in dormant bank …