Social Spider finds things out and tells people about them. Sometimes the best way to find things out is to do them ourselves
Social Spider is always interested in what works; why it works and how it might work better in future. We enjoy working on projects that give us a chance to talk to people and really see from the bottom up the difference between theory and practice. The processes by which change happens and by which social value are delivered fascinate us.
Check out some examples of the work we have published below!
What a Relief!: A review of Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) for charities and social enterprises
Social Investment Intelligence Network
RBS: The Forest for the Trees
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 [/one_third]
Social Spider Community Media Report
Alternative Commission on Social Investment
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.
Sustainable Advice in Hackney
Centre for Mental Health: 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? [/one_third_last]
Big Lottery: Social Investment Guide
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 Spider CIC has been commissioned by Intentionality CIC to research and write a think piece exploring the role of love in social enterprise.