Social enterprises thrive in tough economic times

  New research reveals that social enterprises are bucking all the trends, with over half having increased their annual turn-over since the start of the recession.

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Minister for the Third Sector announces new investment and support for social investment

The Government’s commitment to social investment was given a boost by the Minister for the Third Sector, Angela Smith

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Social Enterprise Investment Fund 2009/10 - Open for Business

Social enterprises which improve the quality of health and social care for local communities can now apply for loans and grants from the Department of Health's Social Enterprise Investment Fund, Care Services Minister, Phil Hope, has announced

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Minister: "Social enterprise can blaze a trail through tough economic times"

Amid the vibrant hubbub of Social Enterprise Day, the Government today backed social enterprise as the model to show how business with a conscience can be done. The Minister for the Third Sector, Kevin Brennan, spent the day experiencing the energy and innovation of the social enterprise movement.

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Minister to launch "Acquiring Business for Good"

Social Firms Scotland announce Jim Mather MSP to attend their AGM

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Social Enterprise Coalition AGM 2008

On Tuesday December 2 the Social Enterprise Coalition is holding its 2008 Annual General Meeting.

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Care Provider Named This Year’s Startup Star

A social enterprise that provides care services for the elderly has come out on top and been named the country’s best new business.

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