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Every day is a school day

Learning is critical for on-going success and a fulfilled life.

Posted by Sarah Brown on 18 Jun '21 | Tags: charity entrepreneur marketing social enterprise inspiration goal setting values strategic development responsible organisation charter coaching business planning collaboration innovation tools 21st century business business success csr socent growth aspiration local authority feasibility study creative think tank corporate culture vision

Seven issues to consider if you want to earn money as a charity

If you want to move from funding and donations to generating income then there are seven key issues and risks to consider

Posted by Sarah Brown on 11 Sept '19 | Tags: charity social enterprise feasibility study

How to marry community need and viability using novel ways of working

The days of a simple solution to local provision have gone as the "Rethinking Parks" fund has identified. Councils need to think about innovation and collaboration to maintain services let alone improve them

Posted by Sarah Brown on 20 Jan '14 | Tags: local authority rethinking parks feasibility study

The five top risks for a charity becoming a social enterprise

Any charity moving to income generation needs to be aware of the dangers - here are our five top risks from our experience of 2 decades working with social enterprises

Posted by Sarah Brown on 14 Nov '12 | Tags: social enterprise charity marketing feasibility study business planning strategic development goal setting

First application sent in for the investment and contract readiness

After just a week we're really pleased we've already been able to get an application into the contract and readiness fund. A social enterprise with lots of potential and no time or resource to pursue their ideas.

Posted by Sarah Brown on 18 Jul '12 | Tags: social enterprise strategic development funding and investment charity feasibility study business planning collaboration investment contract readiness

Investment and Contract Readiness Accredited Support Provider

Approved as one of the first accredited support providers for charities and social enterprises wanting to be investment and contract ready

Posted by Sarah Brown on 09 Jul '12 | Tags: charity social enterprise business planning feasibility study creative think tank funding and investment investment contract readiness