Community Enterprise for Success

News about CEFS The Community Enterprise for Success programme, supported by Solihull Council, Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP and part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund, ends on 31st March 2019. Over the course of 2.5 years, CEFS has provided...

Match Trading Opportunity Open

Our friends over at the School for Social Entrepreneurs Midlands have asked us to highlight the Match Trading programme that’s now open for applications… see details: More power to community businesses, with up to £10,000 and a learning programme on offer...

Chelmsley Wood gets its chips

Chelmund’s Fish and Chips –  Chelmsley Wood gets its chips A community owned chip shop? When you say it, it seems an obvious idea! Chelmsley Wood, in north Solihull, is about to have what they believe to be the country’s first community owned chippy. It all...

2017 Social Enterprise Survey is live

Social Enterprise UK’s bi- annual (2017) survey is open. If you are a social enterprise we want to encourage you to take part, see below for further information. As a social enterprise development organisation working throughout the Midlands (a further at times)...

So that’s what a social enterprise is!

Social Enterprise is a way of doing business. Last Social Saturday (2015) we sponsored a range of video showcases to help you understand more about social enterprise and the varied things they do, see below. If you need help and want to start or grow your social...