NEWS AND EVENTS FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS

Resilient Communities: Creating Places Where People Can Prosper

Resilient Communities: Creating Places Where People Can Prosper

Enterprising Communities: Creating Places Where People Can Prosper Are we doing all we can to support those entrepreneurial people in communities who are make genuine, lasting difference? This was one of the questions posed at UnLtd’s Enterprising Communities event, where people from across the UK came together to recognise achievements, share the experiences and forge

Businesses must get serious about purpose beyond profit, or risk losing market share

Businesses must get serious about purpose beyond profit, or risk losing market share

Businesses must get serious about purpose beyond profit, or risk losing market share Today sees the launch of Purposely, a free government-backed digital tool that helps businesses to simply embed purpose. The launch coincides with a rise in consumer demand for more businesses to put purpose before profit, with new research – launched alongside Purposely

Catalysing creativity and developing skills to redesign Dudley

Catalysing creativity and developing skills to redesign Dudley

(Colab Dudley, photography Thom Bartley) Catalysing creativity and developing skills to #RedesignDudley Creative local social entrepreneurs are reimagining what Dudley can look like by inspiring and empowering residents. “There’s a building that’s been rotting on the edge of town for a good 25 years”, according to Guy, founder of The UP-Cycle Shop, “A creative man

‘Lived experience’ leadership programme launches with National Lottery funding

‘Lived experience’ leadership programme launches with National Lottery funding

‘Lived experience’ leadership programme launches with National Lottery funding We’re helping launch a new leadership initiative in the UK after receiving a grant from Big Lottery Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK. The £283,500 funding boost will see people with first-hand experience of social issues – such as poverty, discrimination, homelessness

UnLtd launches Thrive – access to employment, offering expert support for ambitious ventures looking to grow

UnLtd launches Thrive – access to employment, offering expert support  for ambitious ventures looking to grow

UnLtd launches Thrive – access to employment, offering expert support for ambitious ventures looking to grow Thrive is our new social accelerator and will offer ambitious social ventures six-months of intensive support. Thrive is initially open to ventures with the potential to grow and who are working to improve access to employment. Built on the

East End Connect seeks enterprising people to transform Hackney, Barking & Dagenham

East End Connect seeks enterprising people to transform Hackney, Barking & Dagenham

East End Connect seeks enterprising people to transform Hackney, Barking & Dagenham In partnership with East End Connect, our new partnership with UBS, the global financial services firm, is seeking enterprising people with big ideas to create lasting social change in Hackney and Barking & Dagenham. Together with UBS we are looking to support 42

Six of the best: Looking back on a year of big social impact

Six of the best: Looking back on a year of big social impact

Six of the best: Looking back on a year of big social impact It’s that time of the year again, when we like to take a look back at some of the more interesting and innovative stories published on our website in the last 12 months. We celebrated Hackney social entrepreneurs From 2014 to 2017

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