Social enterprises give leisure and fitness industry an Oomph | Social Enterprise Network | Guardian Professional

Social enterprises give leisure and fitness industry an Oomph These options have a deeper impact on members than a tight torso Claudia Cahalane Guardian Professional, Wednesday 7 August 2013 08.00 BST Social enterprises are tapping into markets where others are not meeting needs, in particular the elderly. Photograph: Ian Waldie/Getty Images The 2012 UK State […]

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Social enterprises aid innovation in education | Social Enterprise Network | The Guardian

A new breed of social enterprises are relieving education of budgetary burdens and providing inspirational experiences Tim Smedley Guardian Professional, Friday 2 August 2013 08.00 BST Social enterprises are using technology to innovate and educate. Photograph: Alamy Education may not always be thought of as an innovative sector but as schools increasingly look to relieve […]

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Beyond the work programme: social enterprises get people back to work | Social Enterprise Network | Guardian Professional

How social enterprises are bringing innovative approaches to the business of getting people back to work Tim Smedley Guardian Professional, Friday 2 August 2013 12.00 BST Helping people return to, or stay in, work has been dominated by the Work Programme of late. But away from the large prime contractors working for payment by results, […]

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Save The Bees campaign: The Environmental Justice Foundation teams up with eco label Rapanui Vogue.com UK

THE GREEN STYLE BLOG 31 JULY 2013 Save the Bees – thats what eco label Rapanui and the Environmental Justice Foundation are encouraging us to do with the launch of their new collaborative T-shirts. Highlighting the on-going decline of the bee population, the campaign and accompanying T-shirts aim to promote better pollinator-friendly farming practices over […]

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Business ‘hub’ opens in Worthing town centre – County News – West Sussex Gazette

Business ‘hub’ opens in Worthing town centre Published on 26/07/2013 A business which aims to help people into work and showcase local crafters has opened in Worthing town centre today (Friday, July 26). The Hub @ Home, in Chapel Road, opened its doors at 10.30am, and the staff held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate. Arc […]

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The Night Zookeeper Story – how to build a successful edtech startup

by Kirsten Campbell-Howes on July 18, 2013 I’ve known the team behind Night Zookeeper for several years now, and have continued to be impressed by their creativity and grit when it comes to turning their startup into a proper education business. I’ve watched them win competitions, secure seed investment, work with more and more schools […]

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