Social enterprise secures new EU funding to help 500 migrant and refugee entrepreneurs ‘thrive’ in the West of England and the West Midlands – as Covid-19 spotlights ‘massive need’ for specialised business support.
Taking the temperature of UK social enterprises before the Covid-19 crisis: It may seem like a different time – but just over six months ago, the UK’s top social enterprises were looking ahead to times of growth and success.
The 2020 NatWest SE100 Growth Champion, Hubbub Enterprise, went from losing thousands of pounds a month to revenue growth of 96%. The current crisis is an “enormous setback” – but it has already launched a new initiative.
"I said that nobody is going to be thinking about investing in Shared Interest at a time like this – but I couldn’t have been more wrong." Our joint SE100 Impact Management Champion shares her gratitude in the British public.