Lets Talk Good Finance

Let’s Talk Good Finance is a hub of regional social investment networks created to provide charities and social enterprises with a local safe space to know more about social investment and better navigate the market. We are working in partnership with Big Society Capital to hold our local event here in Social Enterprise City in […]

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Better Leaders = Better Business

Leadership at a national level has come under great scrutiny in recent months, but what makes a good leader, and what are the challenges to good leadership, particularly in a social enterprise? This workshop will explore some of the issues around leading strategic development, managing and leading teams, and leading during transition within an organisation. It will […]

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AGM 2017

We welcomed a full house of local members to our AGM on Monday as well as speakers from across the UK, Europe and from as far away as Brazil. There was an unanimous re-election of the Executive board and Ian Smith from Food Plymouth joined as a director. Our keynote presentation from Manda Brookman of Coast:One Planet […]

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Plymouth – Good Growth in the Coolest Place

I attended the Plymouth Growth Board on Monday. The highlight for me was a presentation by the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) about the Productivity Plan for Devon and Somerset. As you know we submitted a response on behalf of Plymouth’s social enterprises. The LEP welcomed our submission and also suggested that whilst there is a […]

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Members help members at our Network Meeting

Our Network Meeting this week demonstrated the benefits of collaborative working. It was proof that if someone in our meeting can’t help, they know someone that can. Representatives from a range of organisations gathered to hear Penny Tarrant of Pedalbins and Mark Hodgson of Co cars speak about their social enterprises and members were able […]

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Network Meeting Tuesday 24th January

Our Network Meeting will take place on Tuesday 24th January at Genesis, Union Street. We will hear from Penny Tarrant, Chair of Plymouth Food Waste Partnership who has been working on setting up a new social enterprise looking at food waste collection on bikes! Mark of PSEN members Co Cars talks to us about the social enterprise […]

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