Social enterprise and the Enterprise Strategy

20 03 2008

The NCGE takes a particular interest in social enterprise, having run a successful Flying Start Programme for Health, which resulted in a number of social enterprise start-ups, and commissioned a Social Enterprise Toolkit for careers advisors and enterprise officers. 

The reaction to the Government’s new Enterprise Strategy from stakeholders in the Third Sector has therefore been noted with interest.  The Social Enterprise Coalition has criticised the Strategy saying it only reiterated existing commitments to social enterprise – see Response to BERR’s enterprise strategy (which is cited in BERR’s report falls short on social enterprise and We need more support, say social entrepreneurs).




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8 05 2008
Social enterprise in the US « NCGE Blog

[…] in the US 8 05 2008 With the increased profile of social enterprise in the UK and recent criticisms of the treatment of social enterprise in the Enterprise Strategy, a new study of US research on social enterprise makes for interesting […]

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