Congratulations to those organisations and individuals who have been shortlisted for this year’s UK Social Enterprise Awards! Once again we had an incredible response to the Awards with so many brilliant applications. The quantity and quality of work being done across the UK is hugely inspiring and a real testament to the strength of social enterprise in this country.

Please see below for those who have been shortlisted for 2019. 

Category 1 – UK Social Enterprise of the Year (Sponsored by Cafédirect)

Category 2 – One to Watch (Sponsored by GLL)

Category 3 – Prove It: Social Impact (Sponsored by Linklaters)

Category 4 – ’Buy Social’ – Market Builder (Sponsored by PwC)

Category 5 – Social Investment Deal of the Year (Sponsored by Big Society Capital)

Category 6 – Health & Social Care Social Enterprise (Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson)

Category 7 – Consumer Facing Social Enterprise (Sponsored by Co-op Group)

Category 8 – Education, Training & Jobs Social Enterprise (Sponsored by Deloitte)

Category 9 – Environmental Social Enterprise (Sponsored by Landmarc)

Category 10 – Tech for Good: Technology Social Enterprise (Sponsored by SAP)

Category 11 – Women in Social Enterprise (Sponsored by Santander)

  • Alessandra Alonso
  • Christiana Melam
  • Heidi Fisher
  • Karen Jackson
  • Leigh Carey
  • Marie Marin
  • Sarah Crawley

Category 12 – International Impact (Sponsored by British Council)

Category 13 – Transformative Community Business (Sponsored by Power to Change)

Category 14 – Employee Engagement (Sponsored by Community Dental Services CIC)

Sponsorship Opportunities 
There are still a few opportunities for sponsorship of the 2019 Awards. If you are interested in providing your support and associating your business with the biggest awards in the sector email

Tickets to the Awards event on Wednesday 4th December
The 2019 Awards ceremony is at the Guildhall, London on Wednesday 4th December and is an evening devoted to celebrating the sector. Social Enterprise UK members will be given a two week priority booking window from Monday 16th September, tickets usually sell out within this booking period. If you would like to find out more about joining SEUK, take a look here.

2019 UK Social Enterprise Awards sponsors