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Start your Social Enterprise

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Solihull Enterprise Centre

1 Hedingham Grove

Chelmund's Cross

Solihull

B37 7TP

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A half-day workshop for individuals or groups looking to start a social enterprise in Solihull

In this workshop, we cover the start-up essentials, answer your questions and offer follow-on support to help get your social enteprrise off the ground.

Who should attend?

If you’re aiming to start a social enterprise, change your current business structure or just want to find out more about social enterprise, this workshop is for you.

Workshop objectives

By the end of this three hour session you will:

  • Gain a full understanding of the social enterprise business model
  • Gain a full understanding of the legal standing and structures for social enterprise
  • Understand how to set up a social enterprise
  • Understand how to convert an existing company to a social enterprise
  • Identify if social enterprise is right for you
  • Sign up for fully funded specialised consultancy support worth over £2000 (subject to eligibility).

Workshop facilitator

The session will be delivered by Dave Lane, Managing Director of Development in Social Enterprise CIC (a social enterprise support organisation that provides bespoke consultancy and developmental support to the third sector). Dave's career spans over 25 years in senior management in the voluntary and community sector. He is an experienced trainer, speaker and is a SFEDI qualified social enterprise business adviser with a degree in Voluntary and Community Organisation Development.

Eligibility to attend

The session is open to voluntary sector organisations who have an established base in Solihull or start-ups who wish to locate their business in the area. You may be contacted to verify your eligibility to attend this event.

To check your eligibility for this workshop please visit our website.

This workshop is provided by the Solihull Community Enterprise for Success Programme 2016-19 funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and supported by Solihull Council and the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership, offering help and advice to grow voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations.

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Chelmund's Cross

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