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Category: Community enterprise

The Buzz is back…and we are absolutely ‘buzzing’ about it…!

5th April 2021

Today we relaunched The Buzz and we will be sharing a new exciting activity video every day throughout April and beyond. The new videos have been made possible through a Small Good Stuff grants scheme funded by Community Catalysts which has seen grants of up to £500 distributed to 23 small community enterprises from across … Read more

Spotlight on: Evelyn’s Support

28th January 2021

At the end of last year we asked Small Good Stuff members about some of the challenges they faced in their everyday work, as well as some of the positive experiences they’d had during Covid. As part of this consultation, we sent out a survey to gather more details about how we can help lobby … Read more

Opportunity to collaborate with Cerebral Palsy Sport

22nd December 2020

Cerebral Palsy Sport – the country’s leading national disability sports organisation for people with cerebral palsy and their families – are currently delivering a virtual offer focussed around social ‘cafes’. When they return to face-to-face events, they’ll be running various sporting events such as taster sessions to an Athletics and Swimming National Competition. They are also looking … Read more

The Buzz – Christmas special

4th December 2020

The Buzz is back for a Christmas special this December! You can join in our accessible activities throughout this month either on our Facebook group or via our Small Good Stuff page. You can do all the activities from the comfort of your own home and the videos have been made by really good community … Read more

The Buzz – 6 months on and over 100 activities!

3rd November 2020

Back in May, at the start of the Covid lockdown, we launched The Buzz as a way to help support people to stay active and inspired through what we thought would be a short, temporary disruption to the ‘normal’. However, as things evolved it became clear that the temporary stand-in we’d created had become a … Read more

The Buzz

30th April 2020

Catalysts Harry Clarkson in Rotherham and Zoe Miller in Birmingham, work in partnership with their local authorities. They explain what they have been busy doing during lockdown and why! We support the development of community enterprises in Birmingham and Rotherham and have seen first-hand the challenges that lockdown has brought for the people running them. … Read more

Building an inclusive economy through community business: the role of social capital and agency in community business formation in deprived communities

18th December 2019

The Centre for Local Economic Strategies’ latest report ‘Building an inclusive economy through community business: the role of social capital and agency in community business formation in deprived communities’ , funded by Power to Change, takes a comparative look at the social capital and agency needed to make community business flourish. The report surveys key stakeholders … Read more

Structures for social enterprises by DLA Piper and UnLtd

16th April 2019

If you’re thinking of setting up a social enterprise there are quite a few different legal structures to consider: Company Limited by Shares Company Limited by Guarantee Community Interest Company (CIC) Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) ‘Co-operative’ Industrial and Provident Society ‘Community Benefit’ Industrial and Provident Society Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Partnership Sole Trader/Unincorporated Association It’s … Read more

Charity code of digital practice

19th November 2018

The first code of digital practice for charities has been published this month. The code of practice aims to help charities increase their impact, develop their skills and improve sustainability through the use of core principles and best practice. The code of practice is free to access and voluntary to sign up to and though it … Read more

Small-scale community projects delivering major health benefits and savings

28th January 2016

Inclusive Change have recently launched a report called Collaborative Healthcare which shows shows how small-scale community projects are already delivering major health benefits and savings in communities across the UK. Inclusive Change was set up to help people “live good lives in good places” and is a national partnership between Community Catalysts (the folks behind Small Good Stuff), In … Read more