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Category: Training and learning

Working Finance for Social Enterprises – workshop in Bristol

5th February 2019

Social Enterprise UK are running a programme funded by Santander UK plc which aims to support smaller social enterprises, with a turnover of below £1m, who have a successful business model but may have capacity issues and a lack of financial resilience. The programme will help to enhance financial skills and knowledge which will enable … Read more

Low cost training available in Somerset

29th January 2019

Spark Somerset are offering a raft of low cost training over the next few months in Somerset: 31st January, 9:30am to 12pm, Wincanton – Basic Awareness Child Protection – £40- More details 12th February, 9:30am to 12:30pm, Wells – GDPR and Cyber Security – £35 More details 13th February, 9:45am to 12:45pm, Burnham-on-Sea – Projects – … Read more

FREE courses running in Leeds

14th January 2019

2019 looks to be an exciting and busy year for the social enterprise sector in Leeds! If you fancy getting a head start there are a whole host of free courses run through Voluntary Action Leeds: 22nd January: Employment seminar – Why you need to consider Employment Law and employment practices. Find out more and book … Read more

FREE Community Connector signposting workshop in Somerset

19th December 2018

What is a Community Connector? Community Connectors are citizens who provide an important link between their friends, family, neighbours and colleagues, and the support available to them in their community. They help people access support, advice and activities that could improve their health, wellbeing, and quality of life. How do I become a Community Connector? … Read more

Developing your safeguarding policy training

12th December 2018

Voluntary Action Leeds are offering a ‘developing your safeguarding policy’ training day on 8th January. The training is FREE for Leeds based organisations and groups. The training is for: Individuals in organisations or small groups who just need a basic safeguarding awareness People that want a basic understanding of safeguarding in organisations People in leadership … 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

The Fellowship Programme by the School for Social Entrepreneurs has launched!

4th December 2018

You’ve got an idea for a project that helps other people or the environment. How do you get it up and running? That’s where the Fellowship Programme comes in. The School for Social Entrepreneurs support you as you start up a social enterprise, charity or business to help people. You come along for practical learning – … Read more

Social Enterprise and Creative Care (BA Hons) – a new degree at the University of Hull

3rd December 2018

Are you interested in a career where you use your ideas and energy to help people to find solutions to social issues and problems? Perhaps you are already a volunteer in an important social project? Maybe you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role that has a positive impact in your community? The University … Read more

Cascading Leadership: supporting peer-to-peer leadership development in the voluntary and community sector

21st November 2018

The King’s Fund have opened the latest round of the Cascading Leadership programme which provides an invaluable free opportunity for leaders working in health and care organisations of any size in the voluntary and community sector in the UK to develop their leadership skills and receive practical support. The Cascading Leadership programme was developed in … Read more