Caring enterprise on the right track – Nottingham Post

A NOTTS organisation that helps people acquire skills to gain employment, has received a £10,000 award. Right Track, in Top Valley, was established in 2009 as a not-for-profit “social enterprise” with a mission to help people discover and realise their full potential. It has now been recognised at the 2013 RBS SE100 Awards, which is […]

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Good Deals 13: A double good deal as Timewise wins £100,000 RBS investment | Pioneers Post

NEWS / 07.11.13 Claudia Cahalane A loan of £100,000 was picked up by Timewise Foundation, a social enterprise recruitment company specialising in part-time work, this afternoon at the Good Deals social investment conference pitching contest. Timewise co-founder Emma Stewart said money to grow was vital at a time of escalating unemployment. Stewart said: “Stimulating more, […]

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Student@Home launches in Chiswick after successful trial period – Chiswick Herald

 In the heart of Chiswick there is a banker with a heart! No offence bankers! Only in her early thirties, this ex J P Morgan employee probably had plenty more years in her as a go-getting feisty high-earning money-grabbing city girl. Instead she has noticed a business opportunity that is socially highly praiseworthy and she […]

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Right Track, P3 and Patchwork People win at SE100 awards 2013 – Pioneers Post

Three high-peforming social ventures were crowned champions this evening at this year’s RBS SE100 Index awards ceremony. Right Track, P3 and Patchwork People were named winners by the judges for their strong growth, high standards of social impact reporting and solid business arrangements. The RBS SE100 Index compiles data about the growth and social impact of […]

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London councils back crowdsourcing website – Publictechnology.net

Local authorities in London have announced a partnership which will see them help raise money for regeneration schemes through a crowdsourcing website. London Councils, the representative body for all 32 boroughs in the capital, will promote the Spacehive website which helps unlock funds for civic projects. The site gathers funds from members of the public, […]

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Social Enterprises Pick Up The Prizes – Forbes

The trouble with social enterprises is that they require businesses to sacrifice profit in favour of principle – right? Not judging by the stories of the companies that have just picked up awards from Royal Bank of Scotland, which runs the RBS SE100 Index, an index of more than 850 social enterprises active in Britain […]

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OFM awards 2013 best Sunday lunch: Eagle and Child | Life and style | The Observer

OFM awards 2013 best Sunday lunch: Eagle and Child The Pennines pub thats so much more than a local boozer is this years OFM readers choice• Luke Bainbridge | The Observer, Sunday 20 October 2013   Overlooking the former market town of Ramsbottom in the West Pennines, the Eagle & Child has been transformed since […]

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