Publication of the Alternative Business Review
Social Enterprise UK has collaborated with the Co-operative Party, to produce a new report exploring how we can make the UK the best place to start an alternative business.
Alternative businesses, including social enterprises and co-operatives are key for delivering shared prosperity and building a more resilient economy. However, many of these businesses face distinct challenges that can hinder their development and growth. This new report puts forward an ambitious yet practical policy recommendations, aimed at nurturing those businesses that believe in more than profit. Through improving access to finance, simplifying governance, and building networks, we can create a richer, more diverse business community that will address the entrenched challenges our country faces.