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The North East Social Enterprise Partnership represents and promotes social enterprise in the North East region. Helping to deliver positive social, economic and environmental change.
Social enterprise is a business model which offers the prospect of a greater equity of economic power and a more sustainable society – by combining market efficiency with social and environmental justice. Many commercial businesses would consider themselves to have social objectives, but social enterprises are distinctive because their social or environmental purpose is central to what they do.
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Our friends at Hempsons Solicitors have let us know about another series of free workshops offered for the benefit of third sector organisations. They write: Over the last year there has been immense public scrutiny of how charities are run. Every board of trustees should be asking: “Are we satisfied we are in ultimate control […]
Social ventures across the UK encouraged to offer experience and insight to maximise impact A landmark Social Impact Survey designed to uncover awareness and attitudes to impact measurement and maximise social performance among frontline social ventures has launched across the UK. The Buzzacott Social Impact Survey is the first ever in-depth survey of UK […]
Hunt is on for UK’s most inspiring social enterprise leaders – as entries open for NatWest SE100 Social Business Awards 2016/17 A talent search with a difference got underway today to find the UK’s best social enterprise bosses. Thousands of charities, social enterprises and responsible businesses are being encouraged to nominate their most inspiring […]
The best charities and social enterprises in the North East will be recognised later this year with the return of the popular awards night launched by The Journal. The North East Charity Awards 2016 are organised by The Journal, The Gazette, with associate sponsors Brewin Dolphin and support sponsor Leathers LLP to celebrate the achievements of […]