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Elephant in the Room

We recently had the pleasure of meeting John Hancock, CEO of EzyMedia and founding publisher of the new national magazine for social impact, The Elephant Magazine. 501 more words

Digital Strategy

Carter gives clarity on Enterprise Commissioning


As mentioned in our first blog on Social Enterprise this week, we’re talking to Emma Carter who manages the commissioning side of all things enterprise in relation to adult social care services.  957 more words

Social Enterprise

SURF Award

In December 2013 Orkney Micro Renewables were the recipients of the SURF Award for Infrastructure and Social Benefit. It was really special to be recognised for the work we have been doing in community development and renewable infrastructure.  98 more words

Wind Turbines

Rubbish! Let Them Receive Healthcare

Providing healthcare to the poorest of the poor has been a tricky endeavor for even the best of social enterprises, as these individuals have no traditional means to pay for services. 678 more words

SocEnt Spotlight

What's the secret to finding people to lead your community organisation?


Finding and recruiting new leaders for your community organisation needn’t be as hard as locating the elusive Easter Bunny.

This post briefly looks at how ‘community organisations’ (shorthand for the wide range of organisations that make up our vibrant sector – charities, voluntary organisations, faith groups, sports clubs, social enterprises…) can find and recruit new ‘leaders’ (e.g. 1,072 more words

Can Search Be Made Better? Dynamic Search Idea

As I said before, I will occasionally share some of my ideas here.

I came up with this one a while ago when I was googling something. 330 more words


Demystifying Social Enterprise and Inclusive Business

This year’s Skoll World Forum on Social Enterprise only confirmed the accelerating levels of interest in social business. The event brought together representatives from the private, public and non-profit sectors, all of whom agreed on one point: inclusive business is the future. 697 more words