Can social enterprise revitalise purpose?

By June O’Sullivan, CEO of London Early Years Foundation I have a vested interest in reviewing this book Vitalising Purpose: The Power of the Social Enterprise Difference in Public Services as I wrote a chapter! But really, I was interested to read the 17 essays from people who are running social enterprises or supporting them … Continued

Saluting our sisters: Black women talk social enterprise 

Social enterprises, by their very nature, have social change embedded into their mission statement. This presents a clear opportunity to address issues of racial, cultural and professional inequality through the lens of business.  We spoke to Black women inspiring change through their purpose-led approach, highlighting this Black History Month’s apt theme “saluting our sisters”.  Soul … Continued

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 … Continued