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Scottish school pupils champion social change with The Big Issue magazine
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Scottish school pupils champion social change with The Big Issue magazine

The magazine will be sold by pupils from the participating schools across May and June and aims to champion the Social Enterprise Schools programme projects they have been working on over the last year. 

The Big Issue fast-tracks financial inclusion as 1,000 sellers now accept cashless payments
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The Big Issue fast-tracks financial inclusion as 1,000 sellers now accept cashless payments

Big Issue vendors to be among first in UK to use new Tap to Pay with Zettle by PayPal.

Polling by The Big Issue and YouGov finds more than 90% of Brits say Digital Access is key to finding a job
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Polling by The Big Issue and YouGov finds more than 90% of Brits say Digital Access is key to finding a job

The Big Issue and YouGov has found that the overwhelming majority of the UK public believes digital access is important in finding and securing a job.

“You see the very best of human nature and the very worst of human nature in a conflict situation.” Journalist and Mastermind host, Clive Myrie, spoke to The Big Issue.
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“You see the very best of human nature and the very worst of human nature in a conflict situation.” Journalist and Mastermind host, Clive Myrie, spoke to The Big Issue.

Famous musician and activist, Yungblud, took over The Big Issue for special guest edited edition
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Famous musician and activist, Yungblud, took over The Big Issue for special guest edited edition

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Love Island star Kaz Kamwi shows support for The Big Issue by becoming a vendor for the day
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Love Island star Kaz Kamwi shows support for The Big Issue by becoming a vendor for the day

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visits award-winning social enterprise, The Skill Mill
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Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visits award-winning social enterprise, The Skill Mill

Sunderland-based social enterprise, dedicated to providing opportunities for adults with learning disabilities and mental health problems, receives £63,000 in funding
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Sunderland-based social enterprise, dedicated to providing opportunities for adults with learning disabilities and mental health problems, receives £63,000 in funding

“The extra mile is the standard distance. Out of your depth is the standard depth. That’s the world of the NHS.” Adam Kay spoke to The Big Issue
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“The extra mile is the standard distance. Out of your depth is the standard depth. That’s the world of the NHS.” Adam Kay spoke to The Big Issue

Lord Bird’s Private Members Bill that looks to protect the interests of young people reaches final stage in House of Lords
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Lord Bird’s Private Members Bill that looks to protect the interests of young people reaches final stage in House of Lords

The Big Issue launches first Big Issue eBikes scheme to boost green employment opportunities across the UK
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The Big Issue launches first Big Issue eBikes scheme to boost green employment opportunities across the UK

“There was times where me mam was like, literally: it’s the rent or the groceries.” Superstar, Sam Fender, opens up to The Big Issue
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“There was times where me mam was like, literally: it’s the rent or the groceries.” Superstar, Sam Fender, opens up to The Big Issue

Big Issue Invest investment cements Village Underground as East London’s leading live music venue owner-operator
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Big Issue Invest investment cements Village Underground as East London’s leading live music venue owner-operator

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“I want to use my platform, while everyone is looking at me, to reflect that attention onto the whole deaf community” Rose Ayling-Ellis speaks to The Big Issue
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“I want to use my platform, while everyone is looking at me, to reflect that attention onto the whole deaf community” Rose Ayling-Ellis speaks to The Big Issue

“It’s taught me to be who I am now. It keeps me grounded and humble.” Ex-Big Issue vendor who now owns a multi-million pound company fighting fast fashion calls for support for organisation
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“It’s taught me to be who I am now. It keeps me grounded and humble.” Ex-Big Issue vendor who now owns a multi-million pound company fighting fast fashion calls for support for organisation

The Big Issue launches Winter Appeal for vendors in the face of ongoing restrictions, severe weather warnings and predictions of 25% absenteeism at workplaces
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The Big Issue launches Winter Appeal for vendors in the face of ongoing restrictions, severe weather warnings and predictions of 25% absenteeism at workplaces

Regeneration of iconic London building to provide affordable and sustainable workspace for ‘green’ startups in the city
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Regeneration of iconic London building to provide affordable and sustainable workspace for ‘green’ startups in the city

Superstar, Sam Fender, puts full support behind The Big Issue during time of crisis for publication’s vendors
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Superstar, Sam Fender, puts full support behind The Big Issue during time of crisis for publication’s vendors

Lord John Bird, Founder of The Big Issue, calls for public support in wake of restrictions
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Lord John Bird, Founder of The Big Issue, calls for public support in wake of restrictions

Seven-year-old is announced as winner of The Big Issue Kids Christmas cover competition
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Seven-year-old is announced as winner of The Big Issue Kids Christmas cover competition

Big Issue Invest reports close to £40 million of investment into social enterprises and charities at time of crisis
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Big Issue Invest reports close to £40 million of investment into social enterprises and charities at time of crisis

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Peckham-based arts organisation receives £56,000 of backing from Big Issue Invest 
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Peckham-based arts organisation receives £56,000 of backing from Big Issue Invest 

Big Issue Founder responds to news 688 people died on the streets last year, warning “if we don’t take action now, we are set to lose far more lives”
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Big Issue Founder responds to news 688 people died on the streets last year, warning “if we don’t take action now, we are set to lose far more lives”

O2 partners with The Big Issue to help vendors stay connected as part of new National Databank initiative
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O2 partners with The Big Issue to help vendors stay connected as part of new National Databank initiative

UnLtd, Big Issue Invest and Social Value UK to launch free diversity, equity and inclusion toolkit for social entrepreneurs
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UnLtd, Big Issue Invest and Social Value UK to launch free diversity, equity and inclusion toolkit for social entrepreneurs

Homelessness could cost Government £2.6 billion if it fails to act now, The Big Issue has revealed
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Homelessness could cost Government £2.6 billion if it fails to act now, The Big Issue has revealed

The Big Issue Shop has your Christmas shopping sorted with a plethora of eco-friendly and socially conscious gifts
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The Big Issue Shop has your Christmas shopping sorted with a plethora of eco-friendly and socially conscious gifts

Bournemouth-based Big Issue vendors to feature in The Big Issue’s Christmas campaign calling for public support as vendors face hard Winter ahead with quieter high streets across the UK
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Bournemouth-based Big Issue vendors to feature in The Big Issue’s Christmas campaign calling for public support as vendors face hard Winter ahead with quieter high streets across the UK

Fund reopens to deliver £16.3 million in grant funding to social enterprises
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Fund reopens to deliver £16.3 million in grant funding to social enterprises

Big Issue Founder calls for public support as vendors face hard Winter ahead with quieter high streets across the UK
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Big Issue Founder calls for public support as vendors face hard Winter ahead with quieter high streets across the UK

The Big Issue Shop has Christmas all wrapped up with exclusive designer paper from leading artists
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The Big Issue Shop has Christmas all wrapped up with exclusive designer paper from leading artists

The Big Issue Magazine undergoes complete redesign to mark 30 years of publication
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The Big Issue Magazine undergoes complete redesign to mark 30 years of publication

Big Issue Invest’s Power Up Scotland announces the eight social ventures chosen to receive £500,000 of investment 
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Big Issue Invest’s Power Up Scotland announces the eight social ventures chosen to receive £500,000 of investment 

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