Ash Grove red bus team wins a brace of awards
17 Jul 2016: HCT Group staff at our Ash Grove red bus operation in Hackney have been honoured at two separate awards ceremonies for their outstanding work.
Jersey model of bus franchising shared by HCT Group
13 May 2016: As the debate around the forthcoming Buses Bill intensifies, HCT Group has published a report that sets out the practical steps taken by the States of Jersey as they franchised their bus service.
HCT Group starts latest London red bus route
02 Mar 2016: Our London red bus team at Ash Grove in Hackney are celebrating a significant milestone on Saturday, with the start of our latest service – Route 26 - a London red bus route.
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.