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“Give us your Pitch” A crowdfunding project to help people ‘change the World’…

Changing the World! This week we highlight a crowdfunding project that could be good for us all… OneLeap is the only UK organisation to reach the finals of the prestigious US Unreasonable Institute, which backs social enterprises that can reach more than 1 million people. Now they racing to raise the funds to attend the Institute. […]

Swapping the ‘Financial Services’ for ‘Social Enterprise’, we talk to MadAnts CoFounder, Kelly Lickley…

At TheEmployable, we like business characters with a bit of ‘get up and go’ and when Kelly Lickley of MadAntSport, contacted us to highlight her Retail Business and respective social enterprise scheme, we thought this seemed like a story worth covering. Throw in the facts that Claire Young, former Apprentice star and Young Entrepreneur champion, […]

T-Shirts with a Social Heart? Entrepreneur Jon Penn of Goodfibres.com paints the picture…

T-Shirts designed by artists. Voted for by the online Community & the top designs get the chance to have their art-work made into real T-shirts and sold to the public…  With Creative Arts students finding it tough to find paid employment and not even choosing to study the Arts at University, maybe this could the […]

Places you can go to ‘learn’ Entrepreneurship…

The thing with setting up a business is that until you have ‘done it’ ‘been there’ the old cliches of ‘learning the hard way’ or ‘learning on the job’ probably will ring true. Even those of us from a Corporate background will struggle to cope with the multi tasking required, and it’s only adversity, passion […]

Starting up as a Social Enterprise

One business sector which has been in the news for all the right reasons this past year has been the Social Enterprise sector. Apart from the positive social impact, it also contributes over £20 billion to the UK economy and employs almost 800,000 people. It is certainly an area that seems to be relatively confident […]


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