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Treat someone special or yourself to a digital subscription for The Big Issue magazine.

Each weekly magazine is jam packed with all the latest news, reviews and celebrity interviews plus you'll get to hear inspiring real-life stories from Big Issue vendors.

Subscriptions start from 3 months up to a year and with all levels you'll gain full access to the Big Issue app, available for Android and iOS devices - including access to back issues through the digital archive.

By subscribing to The Big Issue magazine, you are not only keeping up-to-date on the key issues that matter but you are also doing good. As a social enterprise, The Big Issue invests every penny they make back into the organisation. That means that with every subscription, they are supporting people in poverty to get back on their own two feet. With your support, The Big Issue can help vendors to achieve financial stability and overcome social disadvantages holding them back.

For more information and to subscribe, please click the 'Subscribe on website' button above.

The Big Issue was founded in 1991 to provide society’s most vulnerable with the means to earn a legitimate income by selling a magazine. We exist to create opportunity for vulnerable people in the UK, helping them improve their lives. From an award-winning magazine offering employment opportunities to people in poverty, a multi-million pound social investment business supporting enterprise to drive social change, a charity Foundation supporting vendors to rebuild their own pathways to a better future and a shop curating social enterprise products. For 29 years the Big Issue Group has strived to dismantle poverty through creating opportunity , in the process becoming one of the most recognised and trusted brands in the U.K.

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How to get featured in this directory

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Step 1

Fill in a short form to let us know about your social enterprise and the product, service or experience we can promote for you - it's free to be featured!

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Step 2

You'll gain access our campaign toolkit, as well as key information and visuals to promote your social enterprise as part of the campaign.

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Step 3

We'll get in touch personally to share a preview of your ethical gift listing, and chat about how we can feature you further in social media and blog content.

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