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Creative agency with social mission launches in Plymouth

A brand new creative agency, offering high quality design AND opportunities for aspiring creatives, has opened in Plymouth. Founded by Troy Woodhouse, Gammaray Creative is the city’s first design agency with a social mission. Formerly a partner at local marketing agency Real Fusion, Troy’s new venture will see him operating a commercial creative business – […]

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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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The Blurt Foundation’s Social Media Hour of Power for just £20

The Social Media Hour of Power is run by the Blurt Foundation and costs just £20 including tea and coffee. A ‘Social Media Hour of Power’ is your opportunity to pick the brains of the Blurt experts on all things social media. You might be finding it hard to come up with a strategy, perhaps […]

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Inspiring Social Enterprise City Festival 2013

What a week! It was great to see so many social entrepreneurs attending the huge host of events that ran last week for the Social Enterprise City Festival. Here’s a round up from the Plymouth Herald. SE Festival Coverage Herald 27112013 If you missed anything see the link below for great photos, shot by Fotonow CIC which summarise the week and […]

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Sector Victory in Salesforce Social Enterprise Trademark Battle

Technology giant Salesforce will withdraw its applications to trademark ‘social enterprise’ following a campaign backed by social enterprise leaders across the globe, including Professor Muhammad Yunus. Salesforce has been using the term ‘social enterprise’ to describe an organisation that uses social media to build brand loyalty. It had begun moves to trademark it in the […]

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Bikespace CIC: Social Enterprise of the Year 2012

Congratulations to the Bikespace CIC who won Social Enterprise of the Year at the prestigious Plymouth Herald’s Business Awards 2012. Bikespace CIC s a not-for-profit training social enterprise based in Devonport, Plymouth. They aim to engage and motivate young people by training them as bicycle mechanics and give them the opportunity to get out on […]

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Getting Your Message Across – New Group, 17th April

Website and Social Media Group Want to get your social enterprise’s story out there? Want to harness the power of modern technology to help? The Network’s brand new group – the ‘Website and Social Media’ group has its first kick-off on Tuesday 17th April, at 7.30pm at Wolseley Trust (Unit 2, Wolseley Close, Plymouth PL3 […]

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Social Enterprise UK comments on Newsnight coverage

Responding to BBC Newsnight’s coverage of the Social Enterprise Schools report, published today by the Policy Exchange thinktank, Social Enterprise UK’s Chief Executive, Peter Holbrook, said: “The story blurred the lines between the private sector and social enterprise, which is an important concern for our sector. Private companies exist to make a profit for their […]

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