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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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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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Free furniture for Plymouth based charities and voluntary sector organisations

Plymouth Citizens Advice Bureau is moving offices over the weekend of Friday 27th March – from the 2nd floor to the 3rd Floor of Cobourg House, and it is anticipated there will be surplus office furniture and equipment that will no longer be required. Plymouth CAB would like to offer the furniture to Plymouth based registered charities and voluntary sector […]

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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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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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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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Have your say on the future of Social Investment Tax Relief

The government has opened a consultation inviting comments on the introduction of social investment tax relief.  This is being run jointly between HM Treasury and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (CIC Regulator) and will be open from 6 June 2013 to 6 September 2013.  The attached provides further details: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/205414/consultation_on_social_investment.pdf In support of […]

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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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