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Covid19: Essential resources for Social Enterprises

Covid19: Essential resources for Social Enterprises

24th March 2020

Here’s our round up of business advice, funding and key information for the social enterprise sector. Official government guidance for businesses: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses Government factsheet explaining all business support on offer: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/873676/Covid-19_fact_sheet_18_March.pdf Regional support for Social Enterprises There is plenty of support available remotely from your local business support providers delivered on the phone, skype, live … Read More

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Scale Up and Trade Programmes

Scale Up and Trade Programmes

11th March 2020

The Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Scale Up and Trade Up programmes This programme has helped almost 2,000 people to start up and scale social enterprises, charities, community projects and impact-led organisations. This year, they wil support a further 260 people across the UK with: A learning programme A grant (£1,000 – … Read More

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Bright Ideas Fund open to grants

Bright Ideas Fund open to grants

11th March 2020

The Bright Ideas FundSupports new community business ideas through the start-up and planning stages with tailored business support, to the implementation stage with grants of up to £15,000. Funded by Power to Change, the independent trust supporting community businesses in England, and delivered by Locality, the national network for community organisations, in partnership with Co-operatives UK, the Plunkett Foundation and Groundwork UK. There … Read More

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