Vote in the Social Enterprise UK 2017 Awards

The Big Issue is a media partner for this year's Social Enterprise UK Awards – and our readers get to decide who wins one of the categories. So get voting!

Every week The Big Issue celebrates the joy and genius of social enterprises across the globe. Now you can too, by voting in the Social Enterprise UK 2017 Awards. We are partners for the Consumer Facing Social Enterprise category, and it’s up to our readers to decide which will take the trophy at the glittering awards ceremony on November 23.

The shortlist is: Alnwick Garden, Belu water, Cafe Direct coffee, Change Please coffee carts, Divine Chocolate, From Babies with Love clothing, Stand 4 Socks, Soap Co. toiletries, and Toast Ale.

We will be reporting on all these incredible social enterprises’ stories in the coming months, and stay tuned to find out how you can vote for them.

We are also delighted to announce that Big Issue Invest has been nominated in the Social Investment Deal of the Year category, for its work with Scottish social care providers Cornerstone. Read more at – and vote early, vote often!

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