Social Investment comes of age with the deal of the century
07 Dec 2015: HCT Group has raised £10 million investment from institutional investors and lenders, making this the largest growth capital investment in the UK impact investing sector.
HCT repayments mark social investment milestone
17 Nov 2015: In 2010, HCT raised a pioneering £4m round of social investment from a group of investors led by Bridges Ventures. After surpassing all its growth and impact targets, HCT has now been able to provide a successful exit for its original social investors. Its success illustrates the potential for social enterprises that access the right capital and other resources from mission-aligned investors.
HCT Group Learning Centre wins partnership award
11 Nov 2015: The HCT Group Learning Centre has been awarded the Partnership Organisation of the Year award by Barking and Dagenham College.
Bristol Lord Mayor helps celebrate HCT’s social impact
05 Nov 2015: HCT Group celebrated its social impact in Bristol with local stakeholders, commissioners, community groups and staff.
Dai Powell Wins Ernst and Young UK Social Entrepreneur of the Year
07 Oct 2015: Dai Powell, HCT Group Chief Executive, has won the UK Social Entrepreneur of the Year award at the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
Celebrating social impact in Leeds
06 Oct 2015: HCT Group celebrated its social impact in Yorkshire at a gathering of commissioners, staff, service users and other stakeholders at the Leeds launch of our social impact report
New report highlights key role for social enterprises in the future of transport
19 Aug 2015: A report from the think tank IPPR, supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and HCT Group, has proposed the creation of ‘Total Transport Authorities’, which can enable a whole-network approach designed to meet the needs of non-metropolitan areas.
HCT Group launches 2015 Social Impact Report
23 Jul 2015: HCT Group is a social enterprise, aiming to make a real difference to people’s lives. What we’ve achieved this year is set out in our annual Social Impact Report - out now.
Congratulations to the 2015 Social Enterprise Champions!
22 Jul 2015: HCT's Social Enterprise Champions ‘graduate’ at the Social Impact report launch.
Waltham Forest celebrates Employee of the Year
15 Jul 2015: The award was presented by Jude Winter, Deputy Chief Executive, to driver and passenger assistant team Jeff Thompson and Stephanie Llewelyn who were recognised for consistent exceptional service and going beyond the call of duty.