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Inspire2Enterprise CIC 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) .
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Getting ready for the New Year
Your thoughts may well be focused on Christmas, but now is the time to also be thinking about the New Year, and ensuring you have a strong plan in place for 2014 is essential.
Social investors don't like surprises, they have comfort zones, an eye on the future and clear social business favourites. There's a cold hard truth out there explains Chris Hardy of Inspire2Enterprise, and it's worth getting to grips with it.
Being swallowed up can be a good thing for social enterprises struggling to grow, discovers Isabelle de Grave. But you'll need to fight fear with trust, catch the right wave and ride it to new heights.
Teach First is holding an Innovation weekend in Northampton on 10 -11th May 2014.
The weekend will focus on generating new ideas to support young people with their reading, writing and maths. They are free to attend and open to anyone.
Find out from Dave Neilson at Fusion 21 how to grow your enterprise's turnover at the same time as its improving its social impact.
Inspire2Enterprise is delighted to be a support partner in the Corporate Social Venturing Challenge 2014
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