Putting employees’ wellbeing at the front and centre is essential to the survival of any social enterprise, writes Mental Health First Aid England CEO – and there are few simple ways to put that into action during lockdown.
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.
Acumen is building a global community of social innovators – and now, it's opening up its 700-strong fellowship to UK-based changemakers. Know someone brave enough to reimagine the world? Nominate or apply by 31 May.
In times of high pressure our instincts can cause us to focus only on our own survival, but – once you've established a sure footing yourself – social entrepreneurs should forge links that will grow their collective voice.
PART TWO: Post-Covid, social entrepreneurs will be under even more pressure to get their business model right. Part two in this special guide shares 17 social enterprise types to spark ideas and help you shift your own business model.
PART ONE: Post-Covid, social entrepreneurs will be under even more pressure to get their business model right. This three-part series shows you how. First: what are the core components of any social enteprise, and what trade-offs need to be managed?