Category Archives: Enhance social enterprise

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 … 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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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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