Updates 

All of our latest news, events, press articles and insights.

Upcoming events

Workshop

Lightning Reach Portal Demo

Weds 07 Dec  |  11am-12pm  |  Online

Join this session to see a demo of the Lightning Reach Portal and find out how we can help you streamline your processes for providing support, increase your impact and collaborate with the support sector.

Forum

SIC Quarterly Forum

Tue 13 Dec  |  2-3.30pm  |  Online

A networking and insight sharing forum for members of the Social Innovation Council. An opportunity to hear what members are doing to tackle the cost of living crisis, explore how tech and innovation can be used to support cross-sector collaboration and network with organisations across multiple sectors.

Press

Feature

2022 APPG Levelling Up Report

(featured on pages 15 & 17)

Published by:

All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Challenger Banks and Building Societies

Feature

Costs of living crisis: new website speeds up help for Britons facing hardship

Published by:

The Guardian

Feature

Case study: London Borough of Lambeth - Streamlining access to financial support

Published by:

Local Government Association

Feature

New online grants portal for people in poverty developed by charity collaboration

Published by:

Civil Society 

Press Release

Charity sector collaboration leads to launch of new online grants portal for people in financial hardship

Published by:

Association of Charitable Organisations

Blog

Previous events

Workshop

Using digital knowledge and tools to support our communities

Thur 17 Nov  |  2pm-3pm  |  Online

We'll be joining Lloyds Banking Group, Hyde housing group and HACT to share insights on how digital tools can help you and your customers navigate their way through these challenging times.

Forum

SIC Quarterly Forum

Weds 21 Sep  |  2-3.30pm  |  Online

A networking and insight sharing forum for members of the Social Innovation Council. An opportunity to hear what members are doing to tackle the cost of living crisis, explore how tech and innovation can be used to support cross-sector collaboration and network with organisations across multiple sectors.

Panel event

Cross-sector collaboration to improve access to financial support

Mon 20 Jun  |  In-person

A cross-sector panel and interactive roundtable discussion on opportunities to work collaboratively to develop and streamline digital access to financial support.  Co-hosted by Lambeth Council as part of Digital Leaders Week and taking place at Lambeth Town Hall.

Workshop

Delivering Financial Hardship Schemes - Best Practices To Streamline Access

Tues 14 Jun  |  Online

An interactive workshop, co-hosted by Cash Perks and Policy in Practice, exploring best practices for delivering hardship schemes and the opportunity for tech to transform the user journey.

Talk

Digital Leaders Public Insight Week Talk 

Tues 8 Mar  |  Online

Hear about how we're working together with Lambeth Council to transform how people in financial hardship access vital support across the public and charity sectors.