Thurrock lifestyle solutions CIC was an early Pathfinder for the Department of Health. An active member and contributor to SEUK this social enterprise has gone from strength to strength. In 2010 they had 7 clients and now they’ve supported over 300. Using a Unique Board of disabled people as ‘experts by experience’ they enable people to live the lifestyle of their choice at a cheaper and more creative way than other statutory organisations. Jeremy Hunt described them as inspirational. They describe themselves as proactive person centred people where the profit goes to social purpose.