Starting or growing
a social enterprise?

Call our free-to-access support service on 0844 9800 760.

(Lines open Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5.30pm excluding bank holidays)

Enterprise support
Helping your enterprise succeed

Our national, free-to-access service provides the support you need to help your enterprise develop and thrive.

Find out more about our enterprise support.

Partnership working
Working with you, wherever you are

At Inspire2Enterprise we work to create profitable partnerships that deliver social value.

Find out more about partnership working.

Learning and skills
Expert help, advice and support

Engaging and relevant training, helping you fill skills gaps and build your business knowledge.

Find out more about learning and skills.

Inspire2Enterprise is a social enterprise, a joint-venture between the University of Northampton and Exemplas, providing a unique free-to-access social enterprise support, information and advice service - from start-up through to initial growth and beyond.

The Inspire2Enterprise service is delivered by qualified advisers and specialists, by phone, email or online via webcam, enabling immediate access to the support you need.

The Inspire2Enterprise service is available to potential and existing social enterprises, Public Sector bodies considering social enterprise 'spin-outs', Third Sector organisations looking to trade by way of social enterprise and corporate organisations seeking to create further social value through corporate social responsibility (CSR) .

Find out more about us

The Social Enterprise Support Service

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Who we work with

Inspire2Enterprise has worked with the following organisations:

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Latest news
25 Jun 2015

Open to Export website now live

A new social enterprise web-based service, Open to Export, went live earlier this week. The website aims to help small and micro businesses find the support they need to start selling overseas.

18 Jun 2015

Apply for free publicity for your business in the run up to Small Business Saturday 2015

Small businesses from any location or sector in the UK can apply to take part in this year’s Small Biz 100.

15 Jun 2015

Why You Need To Measure Your Social Impact

Jo Ransom, Impact Manager at Inspire2Enterprise helps social enterprises work out the best way to measure their social impact. Lee Mannion from Pioneers Post finds out why it’s so important.

10 Jun 2015

British Council seeks support from social enterprises

The British Council is inviting applications from UK social enterprise support organisations able to provide consultancy services to social enterprises overseas through their Business and Investment Readiness (BIR) programme.

10 Jun 2015

Social Enterprise Awards 2015

Brought to you by Social Enterprise UK, the Social Enterprise Awards recognise organisations for their business excellence and contribution to society, as well as the achievements of people working at the heart of the social enterprise sector.

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Latest videos

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