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    Introducing the Bristol Social Enterprise Manifesto…

    Social entrepreneurs received support from the Bristol Mayor to support the development and growth of social enterprises in Bristol. Click here to read the full Social Enterprise Manifesto.

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    Are you communicating your social value effectively?

    Social Enterprise Works in partnership with the Social Value Business has exclusively launched the Social Value Quality Mark (SVQM) in Bristol and the West of England. The Social Value Quality Mark is the only mark of social value within the UK, as recognised by the UK Cabinet Office, and is awarded to organisations in recognition for their commitment, measurement, reporting and embedding of impact and value. It can be awarded to organisations of any size, in any sector and any legal structure. Read More...

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    Do you need support scaling-up your social venture?

    If you’re looking to grow or scale your social enterprise or community business, we can help you to reach your potential. We offer consultancy support to identify the best growth path for your social business, working closely with you to enable your social enterprise to get contract and investment ready to make you more resilient for the future. Click here for info.

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    Does your charity need to be more enterprising?

    If you’re an existing charity that needs to diversify your income and explore establishing a social enterprise, SEW is on hand to support you through the transition to a more sustainable future. We have extensive experience with idea generation; feasibility studies; business modelling and planning; funding and social investment strategies. Click here for more info. 

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    Are you looking to start or grow a social enterprise or community business?

    Find out more about the training available to help you start or grow your social venture, including our free monthly social enterprise surgery and other useful training sessions including how to fund your social enterprise and how to develop sustainable social business models. Click here for more info.

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    We’re proud to have been working to support the social enterprise movement for over 21 years!

    You can find and connect with local social enterprises in our buy social directory.

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