Data available from Plymouth City Council

Plymouth City Council is planning to make publicly available some of its data. Join the Council and others Monday 3 Aug from 10am – 12 noon at THINQTANQ, Fairbairn House, Higher Lane, Plymouth PL1 2AN, http://thinqtanq.co.uk, to learn about the Council’s plans and ideas for releasing the data. This meeting will be particularly relevant to digital companies […]

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Award winning Social Enterprise Pluss announces new CEO

Pluss’ Chairman, Chris Harvey, has announced the appointment of Steve Hawkins, previously Director of Business Development, as the new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Harvey said “I am very pleased to announce that, following a recruitment process, Steve Hawkins is appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company. The Board joins me in congratulating Steve in his […]

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Local Banking event update

This event, held on 10th July 2015 at the Guildhall in Plymouth brought together 35 people representing socially entrepreneurial organisations in Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall to gain expertise, share ideas and plan next steps for local stakeholder banking. With that in mind, we invited Alex Templeton from the Community Bank of Hampshire, to tell us […]

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July 2015 Network meeting update

Our network meeting took place on Tuesday 14th July. We heard from  Rob Nelder from Thrive Plymouth who introduced 4:4:54 plan to reduce health inequality in our city.  Lianne Coleman from City College Plymouth gave us an update on the ESSE social enterprise education project including the partners’ visits to Social Enterprises in Plymouth a couple of weeks ago.  Our European visitors were particularly interested in PSEN working in partnership across […]

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Could you be an approved supplier?

Devon and Cornwall Police are adopting an Approved Supplier List process. Organisations will now have to register an interest in being a future supplier of services around Equality, Diversity and Human Rights issues and demonstrate their ability to deliver the work. This will enable us to commission work more easily as you will already have […]

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Devon Environmental Business Initiative Awards 2015 launched

The Devon Environmental Business Initiative (DEBI) Awards is open for entries. The DEBI Awards, have been running for over two decades and recognise businesses and other organisations across the county that are attaining high standards of environmental care in their day-to-day operations. This year’s theme will be ‘Celebrate Devon’. Peter Morgan, DEBI Chairman said: “There is […]

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Network Meeting 14th July

Our next full network meeting will be at Mast House,  12.00 to 2.00 pm on 14th July. Our guest speaker will be Rob Nelder from Thrive Plymouth who will be talking about the 4:4:54 plan to reduce health inequality. He is keen to meet potential providers who can deliver services within this framework. We will […]

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Start Up Britain tour in Plymouth 20th July

The StartUp Britain Bus Tour is all about connecting start-up entrepreneurs, mentors and business experts to unleash entrepreneurship across Britain. Visiting 25 locations over summer to encourage more than 15,000 people across the UK to start and grow a business, StartUp Britain is coming to Plymouth on 20 July. The start-up Britain bus will be […]

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Interim CEO required with Mind the Gap UK

An Interim CEO is required to develop and progress an exciting, youth-focused `spin-out’.  The candidate must be practical, strategic and ambitious, able to undertake the initial work establishing the organisation and developing a new business plan.  Seeking someone able to network with local, regional and national businesses in order to see growth; and someone who […]

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ESSE partners in Plymouth

Partners from the five countries particpating in the ESSE social enterprise education project visited Plymouth this week. This European funded project will develop a training programme and resources to equip educators and careers advisors to fully support students in choosing social enterprise as a career option. The project is led by City College, Plymouth in […]

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