RISE Computers part of RISE Community Development has been providing digital services to sheltered schemes for a number of years. If you would like more information on how we have approached the digital exclusion agenda feel free to…"
I think you are falling into the trap of all previous analysis that states that young people are the problem, they must be depressed, disengaged. At what point do we ask the question could it be the adults fault. Is the…"
RISE Computers Ltd is a social enterprise providing IT services and only use open source approaches and philosophy in a lot of our enterpise practices. Wikinomics is a good read on this approach. For us, as a social enterprise, we…"
"I would agree that SE should not be an arm of the public sector. As you have pointed out independence can be severly compromised. However, the public sector does provide huge potential profits as seen by Capita. If SE targets the sector well and not…"
"I think the Social Entrepreneur (SE) should always ensure that the wider and long term political impact for social change is questioned and examined. SE can't assume that it is the right approach to solving particular social issues just because…"
"One issue with social entrepreneurship is that it is very focused on the individual. Which is great and must be applauded. However, historically social enterprise is about a social purpose that involves direct governance from beneficiaries. That…"
The Social Entrepreneurs Network is a network for all those interested in social entrepreneurship and social enterprise. The aim is to solve some of the practical challenges faced by social entrepreneurs.See More
Journalist and trend forecaster James Wallman explains why more and more of us are suffering from “stuffocation” – where instead of feeling enriched by the things we own, we are stifled and overwhelmed by them.