Meet the Expert event: Setting up a Social Venture – Legal Structures and more

Emma Millar from Taylor Vinters joined us for a ‘Meet the Expert’ event which covered the essential legal advice for any entrepreneur setting up a social venture, as well as for those reviewing their structure and governance. This is a must-watch webinar to answer the variety of questions you may have (and answers the questions you hadn’t even thought of!) Download Emma’s slides here.

Measuring Making a Difference: SEEE’s Social Impact Measurement Toolbox

Nicky Stevenson, SEEE Director and Impact specialist helps to demystify the subject of impact measurement and explains the different terms used in the sector and different ways of measuring impact. This session is good for beginners and experts alike as Nicky gets to the heart of the matter in simple terms and explains how SEEE’s Social Impact Measurement Toolbox can help your organisation to figure out what you want to record, what you already know, what you need to find out and how to go about it all in a structured way. Download Nicky’s slides here and view the webinar below:

Articulating Social Impact

Lucy Findlay MBE from Social Enterprise Mark CIC spoke at this webinar and shared her experience and thoughts on the importance of accreditation and how it relates to social impact. Lucy focused on how accreditation can help in the journey towards articulating social impact better. Download Lucy’s presentation slides here and view the webinar below:

Measuring Making a Difference

SEEE Board Member and Consultant Nicky Stevenson led a webinar on getting started with Impact Measurement, with practical advice on how to decide what to measure, how to go about it and how SEEE’s new Impact Measurement Toolbox can take you through the process in a plain-english and practical way. Register your interest in SEEE’s Toolbox that is due to be launched end 2020 by emailing You can download Nicky’s presentation slides here and watch Nicky’s webinar below:

Get Ready for Video

Tom Gudgeon from Two Cubed Creative joined us to share how we can all get started with video marketing and use exciting content to bring social enterprises and community businesses to life online. Download Tom’s slides here including some useful tips for your video strategy.

PR for Purpose-led Businesses

Elma Glasgow joined us to share her expertise as a PR consultant to purpose-led businesses in a packed webinar of insights, trends and practical tips for other impact organisations to use in their communications. Read Elma’s slides here.

The Power of Community Businesses – be inspired!

We welcomed Robert Ashton in discussion with Alex Begg who talked about their own experiences of planning, launching and running a Community Business (The Walled Garden Community Shop and The White Swan Gressenhall) and shared how to involve communities, what makes a successful Community Business and how their fundraising and crowdfunding campaigns progressed. download slides from the webinar here.

Back to School! Learning from successful Social Ventures

As some kind of normality returned this September, Belinda Bell of Cambridge Social Ventures discussed some examples of social ventures which have successfully adapted during the last few months and how they made those choices. Belinda also discussed how sticking to your mission is important right now, whatever your sector. Belinda also shared her powerpoint slides as shown in the webinar. Download the webinar slides here.

Brand Impact for Social Impact

Ian Henderson from Ian Henderson Branding and Design led a workshop on how to analyse your brand and discussed good examples we can all learn from:

Reviewing and Resetting for Business Growth

Neil Shearer from CB1 Associates led this workshop helping social enterprises analyse their current position with a range of tools and covered key advice for making the most of your business strengths and new technologies. Neil also provided slides as used in the presentation