“I have the most amazing job in the world!” says Minnie Baragwanath, founder of Be. Accessible in New Zealand. She will be speaking at the Social Enterprise World Forum in September about her social enterprise journey.
Kilmarnock in New Zealand employs 80 people with intellectual disabilities, delivers commercial contracts for big businesses and is about to launch its own training academy. But just a few years ago the organisation was at breaking point.
The minister for charities, volunteering and social enterprise loses his seat in the UK general election but a social enterprise stalwart is newly installed as a member of parliament in the north of England.