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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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Top Tech Tips to save the Planet (or at least make a very small but valuable contribution).

    Blog post by Helen Vines, Social Enterprise advisor at Cosmic which are a Delivery Partner of the Enhance Social Enterprise Programme.   Thanks to Sir David, Hugh and Anita and other high-profile figures, climate change and plastic waste … Continue reading

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Stir to Action festival

    Blog post by Susie Jones, Marketing Officer for the Enhance Social Enterprise Programme.   From 16 to 18 July myself and Jess Holliland from Dartington School for Entrepreneurs had a stand at the Stir to Action festival which … Continue reading

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Creating a human economy: the power of purpose properly certified

Blog post by Gareth Hart, Director of Iridescent Ideas and chair of Plymouth Social Enterprise Network.   We recently attended the  Social Enterprise Mark conference in Birmingham. This annual event brings together people from all over the UK and beyond. … Continue reading

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Management and Leadership Apprenticeships and Social Enterprise

  Blog post by Steve McLauchlin, Social Investment Manager at Somerset Community Foundation.   Besides working with Somerset Community Foundation – managing a social investment fund and supporting delivery of the Enhance Social Enterprise Programme – I also work as … Continue reading

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Make Your Community Hub Fit for the Future

    Video from our ‘Make Your Community Hub Fit for the Future’ event held on 14 March 2019. We have another ‘Make Your Community Hub Fit for the Future’ event coming up at Ivybridge, Devon on 23 May 2019. … Continue reading

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Five steps to combating loneliness as a social entrepreneur

  Blog post by Chloe Tingle, Learning Manager at School for Social Entrepreneurs – Dartington.   As a Learning Manager at School for Social Entrepreneurs – Dartington, the thing we hear over and over from our students is how lonely … Continue reading

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Socially Enterprise Women: Soo Brizell, Shekinah

  Q&A Between Mark Cotton from Devon Community Foundation, a Delivery Partner of the Enhance Social Enterprise Programme and Soo Brizell, Head of Strategic Partnerships & Contracts at Shekinah.   Tell us a bit about your organisation, what it does, … Continue reading

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Socially Enterprising Women: Caroline Blackler, Red Velvet Cinema and Samantha Norris & Aynsley Jones, Axminster Health & Wellbeing Centre

  Blog post by Mark Cotton, Financial Sustainability and Social Investment Mentor at Devon Community Foundation. A Delivery Partner of the Enhance Social Enterprise Programme.   So it seems it’s my turn to take up the Enhance Social Enterprise blog … Continue reading

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