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An Introduction to Social Enterprise Risk Management (guest post)

Social enterprises need to manage risk like any other business. And while the risks that social enterprises face may be similar to those of a traditional business, there might be differences due to the activities in-hand or the service users. Risk management is a key tool…

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Charities, social enterprises and the third way! (guest post)

A December report issued by the Government’s advisory panel to the mission-led Business Review is a useful contribution to debate about the various ways businesses can express social responsibility.  It’s important because it highlights that there are many ways a business can do…

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Testimonial: Lads Need Dads

Lads Need Dads is a social enterprise that seeks to empower and enable boys aged between 11 and 15 with absent fathers or limited access to a male role model. It provides an invaluable support service that encourages the lads to…

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An Introduction to Social Enterprise Insurance (guest post)

The insurance requirements for social enterprises are the same as any other business. However, as an organisation that operates for social good, you may benefit from some specialist insurances that cater for your business model. Our latest guest post comes…

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EY Foundation Launches Accelerate 2017

The EY Foundation 2017 Accelerate programme has recently launched in London, Yorkshire, the North West and Scotland, and provides business support to social enterprises by offering access to skills from business coaches, workshops, networking and project support. As Jennifer Freeman of EY…

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