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We need to talk about markets

Talking about impact is all very well, but social enterprises only achieve that impact when the markets are there. Three ways to stimulate the multi-billion pound opportunity offered by Britain's corporates.

Big businesses want to buy – so get out there and sell!

Wates Group, one of the UK’s largest construction companies, has just launched the industry’s first national brokerage service to help social enterprises trade with all of its sites in the UK – with the aim of spending £5 million with the sector by 2015. Charlie Wigglesworth, Head of Business at Social Enterprise UK, says now is the perfect time for social enterprises to develop their offering for private business.