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Community business weekend 16-19 May 2019

17th April 2019

Community Business Weekend is the annual open doors event that celebrates communities in England who are using business to transform where they live. 2018 saw more than 17,000 people visit 225 community businesses during the weekend. Over the last three years, community businesses up and down the country have organized events during Community Business Weekend … Read more

Social Enterprise Festival in London 26th-27th February 2019

13th February 2019

The Social Enterprise Festival is a two day event for people to meet, solve problems and change lives. The festival is coordinated by City, University London to celebrate those that enable positive change through business. The SocEntFest ‘19 is open to everyone and targets those interested in social entrepreneurship, social innovation and more broadly social … Read more

NCVO Annual Conference 2019: Looking to the future

8th February 2019

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations has announced details about their Annual Conference 2019…. When is it? Monday 1st April 9:30-17:00 Where is it? The Brewery, London, EC1 The event is aimed at chief executives, directors or senior managers of voluntary organisations and it may also be useful to trustees, chairs and anyone working closely with an … Read more

Financial skills for small social enterprises – free webinars!

4th December 2018

Social Enterprise UK are running a series of free webinars this month about financial skills for small social enterprises. The webinars will cover the following topics: Webinar 1 Basic Budgeting: Wednesday 5 December – 12:00-13:00.  Register for webinar 1 here Webinar 2 Management Accounts: Thursday 13 December – 12:00-13:00. Register for webinar 2 here Webinar 3 Cash Flow: Friday 14 December 12:00-13:00. Register for webinar 3 here The webinars … Read more

Arts and dementia training in Croyden and Coventry

2nd November 2018

The Creative Arts Network (CDAN) is delighted to be working with MHA in piloting an arts programme in MHA care homes for people with dementia in Coventry and Croydon. CDAN and MHA have developed the Make and Move: Creative Communities arts programme which aims to increase opportunities for MHA care home residents to participate in a … Read more

Date for your diary: Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Summit

19th October 2018

Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Summit: Working Together to do Business For Good – When? Social Enterprise Day: Thursday 15th November 2018, 10.00 – 16.00 – Where? St Peter’s House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9GH – Cost? The event is free for delegates to attend, including lunch, due to the generosity of sponsors. Social enterprises are a … Read more

Dates for your diary: South Somerset & Mendip volunteer coordinator meetings

17th October 2018

If you recruit, support or work with volunteers then Spark Somerset’s next volunteer coordinator meetings might be for you… The events provide an opportunity to learn, talk about specific volunteering topics, and exchange ideas and experiences with your voluntary sector peers. The events are free and will take place in: South Somerset – Thursday 8th … Read more

Opportunity to engage with the emerging Health and Care Strategy for Somerset

29th August 2018

How can the Somerset Voluntary and Community Sector engage with and influence the emerging Health and Care Strategy, Fit For My Future? If you are interested in finding out more and being part of this conversation, come along to a workshop being held in Bridgwater on Tuesday 4th September 2018. This workshop is being held by the Somerset Voluntary, … Read more

School for Social Entrepreneurs 2018 Fellowship Programme

1st December 2017

School for Social Entrepreneurs have opened recruitment to their 2018 Fellowship programme in London.  Starting in May, the course will support those who want to move from ideas stage to starting up and running a business (or charity) that benefits people or the environment. Participants will get 20 days of learning and support, spread out over nine … Read more

Get involved with Social Saturday

2nd October 2017

Social Saturday is an annual nationwide campaign to raise awareness of the differences that social enterprises are making in communities. This year’s Social Saturday is being held on 14 October, and whether you’re a social enterprise yourself, or a consumer, or from a local authority or a business, you can find out more and how to get involved here.   Read more