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Measuring the impact of Social Enterprises – Text Case Studies

CAG were commissioned by the Enhance Social Enterprise Programme to measure the impact of a number of social enterprises across the Heart of the South West. Read the case studies here: Slapton Village Shop Somerset Cooperative Community Land Trust Wessex … Continue reading

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What’s in a network?

Blog post by Jessica Holliland, Partnership Development Associate at School for Social Entrepreneurs Dartington and Communications and Membership Manager at Plymouth Social Enterprise Network, part of the Enhance Social Enterprise Network. Network is a bit of a buzzword the last … Continue reading

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Real Food ‘Fresh Start’

“It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good” I don’t know who first made that statement – but as I reflect on the challenges and opportunities that have come in the wake of the pandemic, I have no doubt … Continue reading

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The Participation Revolution and Pandemic Resilience

We didn’t set out to create a company that would be resilient in the face of a pandemic, of course. So it’s natural that, right now, people should be asking us and we should be asking ourselves this question. What … Continue reading

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Survival in a ‘New Normal’ world

By Amerie Rose Director and project manager at ESSENCE of Exeter CIC FALLING OR JUMPING?  Those “all over the place” feelings you’ve been having? They are symptoms of stress, NOT personal failures of yours. Do you feel FLAKEY + INCONSISTENT? … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday You First!

  A personal and open-hearted reflection from Andy Robinson, CEO, a former beneficiary of Enhance Social Enterprise through the School for Social Entrepreneurs Dartington’s Devon and Somerset Social Entrepreneurs Programme.   Our Sixth Birthday     Incredible as it may … Continue reading

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Art and Energy video case study

Video case study featuring Chloe Uden, co-director of Art and Energy, who received business support through the Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme Start Up 2018, supported by the Enhance Social Enterprise Programme.         … Continue reading

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Politics and Christmas Cheer

    The result of the general election will soon be upon us.  This excellent evaluation from Nick Temple of Social Investment Business shows what’s in the various party manifestos for social enterprise. There’s more political analysis from SEUK here… … Continue reading

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Being a social entrepreneur

    Blog post by Rob de Jong, ERDF Operations Manager at School for Social Entrepreneurs Dartington, a delivery partner of the Enhance Social Enterprise Programme.   I’d like to share some personal insights into the highs and lows of … Continue reading

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How will Crowdfunding give your business the right start?

    Blog post by Andy Stuart, Consultant at Real Ideas Organisation. Real Ideas Organisation are a delivery partner of the Enhance Social Enterprise Programme.   Money. It is the fuel for business. Right? Well maybe, but it is not … Continue reading

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