Changing Lives, Changing Systems: Supporting people with health conditions into paid work

27 May 2021

This report by Social Finance shares learning from practical experience of impact at scale. It focuses on Health and Employment Partnerships (HEP) – a social purpose company set up by Social Finance which manages a ‘portfolio’ programme pursuing a variety of approaches to develop and spread better models of employment support for people with health conditions.

We consider what lasting change for people and society looks like in practice using HEP as an example of this kind of ‘portfolio’ approach to impact at scale. Our hope is that by sharing the general lessons they can be applied by other charities, funders and agencies involved in social change on a range of issues.

This is part of a series of co-produced reports at Social Finance called Changing Lives, Changing Systems. These reports will capture and disseminate cross-cutting learnings from different case studies showing impact at scale in practice.

Other reports in the series

Providing decent homes to families at risk of homelessness

Helping families stay together

Reconnecting older lonely people with their community

Lessons from reducing and preventing domestic abuse

Building routes to scale



Sign up for the Social Finance newsletters



We'll keep your data secure and won't share it outside of Social Finance, ever. For more details read our privacy policy.