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We are the national body for social enterprise – business with a social or environmental mission.
Latest information and support for social enterprises on the coronavirus outbreak.
We have members all over the UK as well as in various parts of the world. You can view all our members on a map as well as searching for particular organisations and locations.
This research is based on the responses of social enterprises to a survey looking in depth at the impact of COVID-19. It looks at how social enterprises are at the heart of community responses to the pandemic and how they are falling through the cracks in existing support.
We currently partner with organisations as diverse as Johnson & Johnson, NHS England and the World Bank but are always keen to explore new relationships – we would be delighted to hear from you.
We've been working with our members to create a forum for the social enterprise community. It is set up to help connect the sector during this time of confusion, distance and isolation and is a space to share knowledge, skills and experiences. Read more
Faisal Ahmed, case worker on Renaisi's RISE project, describes how they had to quickly adapt to help asylum seekers and refugees access food through collaborating with other social enterprises and working with local communities to ensure some of the most vulnerable people are able to access food. Read more
Some of the ways social enterprise dentist CDS CIC is continuing its work providing dental services to some of the most vulnerable groups in society, adapting its practices to deal with the pandemic and providing tooth brushing packs to rough sleepers. Read more
Our response to the announcement of £30m of additional Dormant Accounts funding for blended finance for social enterprises.Read more
Businesses leaders representing over 100,000 UK businesses have written to the Chancellor to make sure that the design of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme does not put the jobs of the UK’s most vulnerable workers at risk.Read more
1,000 businesses, social enterprises and cooperatives have signed up to a letter calling on the Chancellor to help their businesses or risk choking off the recovery including one of the UK's largest businesses - The Co-operative GroupRead more