When we embark on developing a social enterprise, how can we be confident that we're building it right? Seb Mayfield, Social Enterprise Specialist for the Inspiring Enterprise programme, offers up a few tips. Read more
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Are you running a community business – an organisation that directly benefits your local area? Do you want to increase your impact and trading income?
Seb Mayfield, Social Enterprise Specialist for the Inspiring Enterprise programme at Action Hampshire, explains the importance of resilience to budding social entrepreneurs. Read more
We have probably all heard the phrase ‘social enterprise’ by now, but what is a social enterprise? Seb Mayfield, Social Enterprise Specialist for the Inspiring Enterprise programme at Action Hampshire, explains more. Read more
Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Scale+Accelerate programme – London SSERead more
Another funding source and a fresh way of thinking about community halls and associations Read more
Awards for organisations that make life better in their rural community Read more
Action Hampshire's response to the new Civil Society Strategy Read more
Make a difference in your community and grow your income! Get involved in our project to give unemployed people inspiration and support with setting up a social enterprise. Read more
For people in the Basingstoke area who are not working at the moment. Come to our 'taster session' and find out how we can help you start a business that makes things better in your local community or further afield. Read more
Support available for rural communities to set up social enterprises Read more
If you have a success story for making your community centre or hall more enterprising, share it with our new community enterprise students. Read more
Two events to showcase the Inspiring Enterprise project for people interested in social enterprise or self-employment Read more
Could we link up with you to support out-of-work people in your area? Read more
Do you have links with people in your community who are out of work? Read more
Grant of up to £10,000 available for community-based organisations aiming to increase their trading activity Read more
Community-run ventures – an event to give you ideas to protect and develop local services and businesses in your community Read more
Applications are now open for the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme 2017, in partnership with School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE), supported by Big Lottery Fund. Read more
Sharing ideas and experiences with rural community entrepreneurs Read more
No-one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they had plenty of sleep! Sandie's sleepy blog!Read more
If you always do what you’ve always done, then you’ll always get what you’ve always got… blog from Sandie DavisRead more
Summertime reading for any social entrepreneurs who manage to get a holiday! Read more
Have your say on an interesting new idea for raising funds to keep village and community halls thriving. Read more
Time is running out! Book your place on a taster session for the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme or apply for the course direct "here":https://www.the-sse.org/courses/start-up/ from the 1st February.
Kickstart your idea for a life… Read more
Global Music Visions (GMV) is continuing to work towards its goal of enabling blind, visually impaired, and people with disabilities of all ages, to undertake their own musical project, whether that is in small groups or in one to one workshops Read more
The first Strong Minds Programme for social entrepreneurs started in January 2015 for people recovering from serious health problems. Students completing the programme presented their enterprise ideas in March to an invited audience at the… Read more
"Why are you called The Unlikely Lads?” is one of the questions we get asked the most. It is easy to explain, Chris and I have very different backgrounds and yet we have a shared passion to provide "Better Beginnings for Boys. Read more
Following a successful pilot scheme, SSE Hampshire fellow, Sonia Wilson is now offering free HR sessions to small charities and social enterprises on an ongoing basis. Read more
Emma set up her social enterprise Your Money Your Way in 2013 driven by her passion to help people manage their money more effectively and address their spending habits. Read more
We set up Wild Thyme because we wanted to create a new worker co-operative run social enterprise in Portsmouth, and a place where people could buy tasty, nutritious food. Read more
Social Enterprise Top Tip from Action Hampshire's Liz Donegan, Head of Services Read more
Reinier is presently on the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme. Here are the latest developments in his enterprise. Read more
Is your social enterprise investment ready? Read more
NEW: Action Hampshire's Social Enterprise Newsletter! Read more
Cris Jezard worked as Action Hampshire’s Social Enterprise Development Manager until his untimely death in 2011. Since then, we have made an annual award of £500, in his name. Read more
2014 has been a great year for the School for Social Entrepreneurs Hampshire.
We have run four different programmes including the main year-long Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme; the PwC Social Entrepreneurs Programme; a Young Social… Read more
SSE Central have produced a new series of videos to promote the learning style at the School for Social Entrepreneurs. Read more
Huge congratulations to Becky John who runs social enterprise Who Made Your Pants has won the £10,000 prize fund and title of The Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award (SEYA). Read more
13 passionate and energetic entrepreneurs became SSE Hampshire Fellows on Tuesday evening. Read more
Tomorrow evening, 13 enthusiastic entrepreneurs will celebrate their completion on the year long Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme with SSE Hampshire.Read more
The Big Venture Challenge will open again soon for applications. It supports ambitious social entrepreneurs with access to finance, business support and powerful connections to help them scale their ventures. Read more
Health and social care is at a crossroads. Social Enterprise UK's annual health conference, 21 October, covers the latest issues. Guest speakers include Norman Lamb, Care Minister, and Lord Victor Adebowale CBE, CEO Turning Point. Read more
The "Industrial and Provident Societies" (IPS) label no longer exists, and has been replaced by either "Co-operatives" or "Community Benefit Societies".
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This free guide, funded by the Big Lottery Fund, helps you decide whether social investment is right for your organisation and points to sources of support. Read more
Young entrepreneurs matter and these awards will reward the best student and graduate entrepreneurial talent. Read more
Changing the future, one business at a time
Training and developing people to run successful businesses that help the community and address social problems.
The School for Social Entrepreneurs Hampshire provides an exciting and… Read more
We work with schools and colleges who want to teach their students about how business and trade can help improve society. Read more
Inspiring Enterprise is a free training and support programme that aims to get people who are out of work into self employment as a social entrepreneur or traditional start-up business.
2019-20 programme open for applications!
An engaging, practically-focused training programme for organisations that trade with local community benefit, not private profit, as their core motive. Read more