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Celebrating 10 Years of Social Enterprise Places
Social Enterprise Places are areas which are hot-spots of social enterprise activity. There are now over 35 Social Enterprise Places from towns and cities to entire counties, all united by a dedication to grow and support local social enterprises.
To commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the Places Programme, events will be taking place across the country.
The Future Economy Alliance
As we approach a General Election, Social Enterprise UK has begun convening sponsors, partners and peers to work together to shape the future of the British economy. Click on the link to find out more and get involved in the Future Economy Alliance, our new political campaign.
The VCSE Contract Readiness Programme - Public Services Hub
The Public Services Hub is part of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s VCSE Contract Readiness Programme which aims to increase social enterprise and charity participation in public service procurement. The Hub contains resources for social enterprises and charities as well as for public sector commissioners. It also links to ways organisations can participate in the VCSE Contract Readiness Programme.
Mission Critical - The State of Social Enterprise Survey 2023
The State of Social Enterprise is our flagship research into the key trends and issues affecting our business movement. Titled ‘Mission Critical’, the report shows a growing sector that is not only profitable and productive but truly pioneering.
The Social Value 2032 Roadmap
The Social Value 2032 Roadmap is the latest update from Social Value 2032, an innovative programme led by Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) in partnership with Jacobs, PwC, Shaw Trust, Siemens, and SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. The programme aims to make social value cover all public sector procurement and influence spending in the largest private companies. The new Roadmap outlines the next steps needed on that journey.