Archive May 2017

The Inspire2Enterprise Newsletter – May 2017

Welcome to the latest newsletter from Inspire2Enterprise, providing you with the latest news, funding news and useful links for the social enterprise sector. Latest News General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): One year to go!  The GDPR should not radically alter…

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6 business plan mistakes social enterprises should avoid

Every social enterprise needs a business plan. No matter how significant your social purpose, or how unpalatable the task of working on the commercial aspect of it may be, without a plan, your enterprise will struggle to reach its goals.…

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Testimonial: HMP Rye Hill ‘Beehive Project’

The Beehive Project social enterprise has grown out of the work of the drug and alcohol rehabilitation team (DART) based at HMP Rye Hill with the primary objective to manufacture natural beehives (otherwise known as ‘Sun Hives’). The business has…

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Protecting your social enterprise from ransomeware

Since the global ransomware attack on thousands of private and public sector organisations last Friday, there have been no sustained, new attacks of that kind. However, it’s important to understand that the way these attacks work means existing compromises within computer networks may not yet…

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Evidencing your social impact: Why do it? (guest post)

We’re delighted to welcome Dr Richard Hazenberg to the I2E blog! Everyone knows that charities and social enterprises are great organisations, committed to delivering social good to their local communities and doing so in transformative and impactful ways. Few would…

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What social enterprises should expect from investors

If you’re a social entrepreneur beginning a fundraising journey, you may be looking to head down the investor route. And, if that’s the case, you’ll doubtless have plenty of questions. Depending on the scale of their idea, social enterprises will…

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