Social Spider CIC helps people to make change happen.

We are a social enterprise delivering research, writing, publishing and training services as well as running our own local and national projects.

Latest projects

RBS: The Forest for the Trees


the forest for the trees image

Social Spider has been commissioned by RBS to write a report highlighting the significant level of existing investment in the social sector by mainstream banks and questioning whether the ‘social investment market’ is filling major gaps.
News related to The Forest for the Trees: Pioneers Post and Civil Society 

Finding Better Problems for Better Solutions: Digital Insights for Hackney Advice Centre

Commissioned by Hackney Community Law Centre, Social Spider carried out a number of sessions with voluntary sector advice providers and advice seekers in the London Borough of Hackney in Summer/Autumn 2015.
Read Law, Technology and Access to Justice’s review of the report here.

Centre for Mental Health: A Day in the Life

A day in the life

Social Spider conducted a one-year crowdsourcing project that asked people living with mental health difficulties one very simple question: What was your day like? What made your mental health better and what made it worse?

Big Lottery: Social Investment Guide

Social Investment Explained

Social Spider CIC is working in partnership with social enterprise umbrella body, Social Enterprise UK to produce a guide to the market. 

Social Enterprise: What’s love got to do with it?

Social Enterprise What's Love Got to Do With It
Social Spider CIC has been commissioned by Intentionality CIC to research and write a think piece exploring the role of love in social enterprise.