Upcoming Events

Starting Your Social Enterprise

Tuesday 10th March 2015, 9:30am - 12:30pm

 Have you ever wondered how you can create social change through business? Are you an existing community group considering trade?

This session introduces the idea of social enterprise, exploring case studies, legal structures and how to get started.


Getting the Social Side Right

Wednesday 11th March 2015

Social enterprises not only create successful businesses but also deliver a social product or service.

This interactive one day seminar will help you tackle the critical step of setting your social purpose. It will use global good practice to demonstrate how you can make the governance of a multipurpose enterprise run smoothly.

It will ensure you understand:

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The Importance of Values and Branding

Thursday 12th March 2015

Values are at the heart of what social enterprise is about. Values are behind the motivation and purpose of our businesses and are the real difference between a social enterprise and those who are simply in business to create a profit.

But how do we communicate our purpose and values clearly to those who matter? Branding is an important and vital tool for social enterprises but it is still a littleunderstood area of business.

This course will ensure you understand:

  •  The importance of values to social enterprise
  •  How to create a value statement for your social enterprise
  •  Understanding of the key concepts of branding
  •  How to develop a branding strategy based on values

Who should attend

The course is for those developing, managing or setting up a social enterprise. It is also relevant to social enterprise development workers, trainers and policy makers.

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Branding and marketing

Wednesday 25th March 2015, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Whether you’re at the start -up stage or you are an existing business looking to grow, marketing is key.

This beginners session will provide you with the tools in which to market your social enterprise and to reach new customers. 

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Company Directors

Friday 27th March 2015, 11:00am - 12:00pm

For new and prospective company directors, gives new directors an overview of their responsibilities to Companies House and HMRC.

 This webinar is designed by HMRC and hosted by iSE.