Being a Social Enterprise to the core

11th March 2020Blog

Leading Lives is an employee owned social enterprise providing a range of high-quality supports to people with social care needs across Suffolk to lead the lives they choose.  We support people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, complex needs, people with autism, older people, younger people in transition and family carers. Managing Director, Tony Carr describes how … Read More

The role Employee Ownership plays in Social Enterprise

6th February 2020Blog, News

Community Dental Services (CDS) are an employee owned social enterprise providing dental care and oral health improvement programmes for vulnerable people across much of east and central England. Here, Head of Communications, Brigit Parker describes the role employee ownership plays in social enterprise. Employee ownership a common thread running through many social enterprises.  At CDS … Read More

We Must Reform to Unlock Sustainability

23rd December 2019Blog, News

The old saying goes “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. That’s what big business will have you believe too. But just consider this for a moment – Amazon made $11.2 billion in 2018 but paid no federal taxes – absolute zilch, nada! Now, tell me is this good business? How is it sustainable for … Read More

New website, new opportunities, new challenges

27th November 2019Blog, News

By Andy Brady, Chair, SEEE It’s a real privilege to write the first blog for our new website.  Change is an opportunity to reflect on where we’ve come from and where we want to go, particularly if, like me, you’ve been there from the start of the journey (in SEEE’s case at least). We launched … Read More