Demystifying Social Investment

Date: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Time: 8am for 8.30am start, closing at 9.30am (approx.)
Location: UNW LLP, Citygate, St James’ Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JE

Are you familiar with the concept of social investment? Have you ever considered it as an option to help overcome some of the challenges you face? Do you understand the opportunities and the potential risks?

UNW and Northstar Ventures are delighted to invite you to a joint breakfast seminar on 24th May to be held at UNW’s Citygate offices.

This event is an opportunity to learn more about the use of repayable finance to achieve a social as well as a financial return and how to assess whether it’s the right option for your charity or social enterprise.

Peter Gilson, Investment Manager at Northstar Ventures will discuss how social investment works, what it can achieve and the types of investment available.

Michael McCulloch, Corporate Finance Manager at UNW will then highlight some of the financial considerations as well as the support available to VCSEs when preparing for social investment.

For more information or to reserve a place, please contact Anisha Randhawa at or on +44 (0)191 243 6000.


This free event will be held in the UNW Boardroom (Ground Floor), Citygate, St James’ Boulevard, Newcastle, with timing as follows:

Refreshments: 8.00am

Briefing starts: 8.30am

Finish (approx.): 9.30am

We hope to see you on Wednesday 24th May 2017, but if you are unable to attend, please pass this invitation onto one of your colleagues.