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The Future of Social Enterprise. It’s the sixth Plymouth Social Enterprise Festival

For the sixth year Plymouth will hold its week long social enterprise festival from Monday 14th November. Organised by the Plymouth Social Enterprise Network (PSEN), the festival coincides with Global Entrepreneurship Week and this year focuses on the future of social enterprise in the city. The series of events takes place during the week of […]

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Co-operatives Fortnight Conference in Exeter

  South Western Co-operative Party Council Saturday, 27th June, l0.30-3.00 at Exeter Labour Hall, 26b Clifton Hill, Exeter. “The Role of Social Enterprise – putting co-operation into practice” will be the theme of the SW Co-operative Party’s summer conference to mark  Co-operatives Fortnight. Social enterprise could be an important key to economic prosperity in the […]

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Social Enterprise City in the Houses of Parliament

I was invited by Social Enterprise UK to speak about how Plymouth is developing as a Social Enterprise City at the All Party Parliamentary Group for Social Enterprise at the Houses of Parliament this week. This group has a remit to promote social enterprise across the country. It was chaired by Chris White MP – who […]

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THINQTANQ collaborative workspace opens

THINQTANQ, a collaborative workspace in Plymouth City Centre, opened this week. This workspace is available for anyone who wants a place to work alongside others, with a variety of working spaces to choose from: tables, desks, couches, picnic benches, and includes wifi, coffee, tea and snacks. There are meeting rooms and a best of all […]

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Social Enterprise City drinks reception October 2013

A fantastic, inspiring evening was had by all who attended the drinks reception, celebrating Plymouth’s Social Enterprise City status. Thank you to speakers Clive Hirst – SEUK, Chris Penberthy – Plymouth City Council, Judith Reynolds – Plymouth University, Kate Smith and Laura Walker – Memory Matters SW CIC and Ed Whitelaw – Real Ideas Organisation. Speical thanks […]

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Drinks Reception Invitation

And you’re invited to attend! On Wednesday 16th October, 5.30 pm at Devonport Guildhall, Ker Street Plymouth PL1 4EL Following the great news that Plymouth has been recognised as the UK’s first Social Enterprise City. Plymouth Social Enterprise Network invites you to a drinks reception. The reception will be your chance to celebrate with other social […]

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Measuring Social Impact – October 2013

With the Social Value Act now law, the growing importance for tangible evidence regarding social and environmental value is now a bigger issue than ever before, not just for organisations outwardly seeking to affect change in society but for any organisation or individual who wishes to be accountable for their work. Plymouth 03 & 04 […]

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Great Network meeting planned for 16th July

Please be advised that the next networking meeting is being held at Francis Clark’s offices on 16th of July from 12 to 2pm. 12.00-12.05pm Welcome & apologies 12.05-12.15pm Minutes of last meeting & matters arising 12.15-12.35pm Presentation from Carolyn Giles – Public Private Partnership 12.35-12.55pm Presentation from Jackie Williams – DWP 12.55-1.10pm Membership applications & […]

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