It was great to see old and new faces at the social enterprise breakfast on Friday. In advance of next months meeting I would like to start a debate of social businesses as employers and how we treat our customers. I am always hearing, and maybe we are all a bit tired with the debate, around what is or isn’t a social enterprise? Instead of focusing primarily on the social and environmental performance of our businesses I would like to look at other issues that may set us aside from others.…See More
"there's a campaign and advocacy body called 'Benefits and Work' that might be a useful starting point - http://www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/
and Social Firms UK also have a lot of experience and knowledge in relation to benefits and…"
I wonder if anyone can help or point me in the right direction? I am after a breakdown of benefit costs as highlighted by the government but broken down into actual amounts paid and administration costs? All assistance greatly received. SteveSee More
It was good to meet with you last week. Very interesting and thought provoking debate and hopefully exciting times ahead. I would be interested in an East Midlands group and happy to help support as much as I can."
"Hi Steve, I saw your comment that you will be attending the network meeting in Sheffield. I will look out for you on what I hope will be a lively evening!
I have not made it to a meeting in London so it would be good to hear about them from…"
It was great to meet you all last week. Thanks Sharon for linking up. I have also booked onto the next regional event at Scedu in Sheffield on the 10th November. Please remember for fantastic ink cartridges or laser toners…"
I will be attending for the first time and bringing a potential fellow with me. I would like to discuss the issue of launching our new social enterprise that is recycling ink and laser cartridges and how others can help with ideas around…"
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.