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Category: Training and learning

Somerset Development Programme

12th April 2019

SSE Dartington have launched a new programme – funded by Enhance Social Enterprise (ERDF) – for social enterprises that are incorporated or plan to be by the start of the programme. This free Development programme will take place in Taunton between June and September 2019. Somerset Development Programme will consist of four learning days spread over three … Read more

Free online courses to help you start or grow your business

3rd April 2019

Tech Nation’s Digital Business Academy are offering free online courses to help you start or grow your business. The courses are aimed at digital businesses but the content is suitable for all. There are 85 courses in total and topics include: Marketing and sales Ideas and products Brand and communications People and talent Operations and … Read more

Making it real – free webinar

14th March 2019

Making it Real is a framework for how to do personalised care and support. It’s for people working in health, adult social care, housing, and  for people who access services. It is an easy to use, jargon-free set of personalised principles that focus on what matters to people. Making it Real is built around six themes: Wellbeing … Read more

Financial skills webinars for small social enterprises

11th March 2019

Social Enterprise UK have shared recordings of their recent webinars around financial skills for small social enterprises.  These webinars were part of a programme funded by Santander Plc and delivered in partnership with Charity Finance Group. The learning resources are designed for social enterprises with a turnover of below £1m who have a successful business … Read more

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