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  • Define emerging laterNot from government support or encouraging, from our hard work identifying
  • So emerging not quite meeting
  • Average is 14 per business
  • These are figures from 2010 mapping
  • Increasing emphasis on demonstrating social impactImportant for Local Authorities to look at getting the most social value for their communities.Social Firms are values driven and reinvest profits to create nmore local jobs and more social value
  • Come onto same as other business in a mo
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    • 1. Human Resource Issues in Social Enterprises
      TemiOdesanya
      Marketing Assistant
    • 2. Social Enterprise in the UK
      62,000 social enterprises in the UK
      Combined turnover £27bn
      5% of all businesses with employees in the UK
      Contribute £8.4bn to the UK economy
      Data from the Annual Survey of Small Business 2005-2007
      Social Enterprise Coalition
    • 3. Social enterprises, WISEs and Social Firms…
      Civil Societyaka the Third Sector
      Social Enterprise
      WISEs
      Social Firms
      Creation of quality, paid, sustainable employment for individuals furthest away from the labour market
    • 4. What is a Social Firm
      specific social purpose is to create paid employment for severely disadvantaged people in the labour market
    • 5. Origins can be traced back to Italy and Germany in the 1960’s
      Social Firms UK formed in 1999 as the national umbrella support organisation
      Growing sector - 32% growth since 2006
      History
    • 6. Target Groups
      Mental health issues
      Learning disabled
      Sensory deprivation and physically disabled
      • Homeless
      • 7. Ex-offenders
      • 8. Ex-substance misuse
      • Growth: 5 to >180 businesses over 10yrs
      Progress
    • 9. Social Firms are Values Led
      • Enterprise: “business that support” rather than “project that trades”
      • 10. Employment: social & economic integration through employment and market wages
      • 11. Empowerment: supportive environment, real opportunities and meaningful work
    • Social Firm Features
    • 12. Impact
      1750+ FTE jobs created, 58% held by severely disadvantaged people
      An average of:
      582 trainees
      427 service users
      311 volunteers
      benefited from Social Firm placements each week
      • Mapping Report 2010
    • Proving that value - and changing lives
      Example:
      Six Mary’s Place Guesthouse
      saves the NHS alone average
      £21k pa per person with a MH problem employed
    • 13. Proving that value - and changing lives
      Example:
      Blue Sky Development & Regeneration
      saves the Prison Service £200,000
      pa per person that does not re-offend.
      (employed over 350 people since
      2005 with a re-offend rate of 15%
      - compared to 60% average)
    • 14. Proving that value - and changing lives
      Example:
      Millrace IT
      For every £1 invested, £7.40 of social value is created each year:
      reduced health care costs
      reduced benefit costs
      and increased taxes collected 
    • 15. Examples of Social Firm businesses
      Travel agency
      Printers & design
      Recycling
      Guesthouses
      Contract gardening
      Contract cleaning
      Transcription agencies
      Market research companies
      www.justbuy.org.uk
    • 16. The role of WISEs
      Work preparation, training, Intermediate Labour Market schemes, job placement
      Some WISE’s create jobs
      Have potential to deliver significant numbers (collectively) under government programmes
      Some well known WISE’s:
      FRC Group
      Big Life Company
      Acumen Development Trust
      STRIDE
      The Wise Group
    • 17. HR Issues
      The same as any other business
      Cost of 1:1 support (can be £3000 pa)
      Balance between business needs and social mission
      Need to celebrate when good staff leave
      Pressure on manager
      Need involved boards with correct business skills
    • 18. HR Issues - SpeakUp
      • Rewards management
      • 19. Learning & development
      • 20. Employee relations
      • 21. Motivation
      • 22. Equality & diversity
    • HR Issues – Buster’s Café
      • Health & safety
      • 23. Diversity & equality
      • 24. Motivation
      • 25. Employee relations
      • 26. Learning & development
    • HR Issues – Lippy People
      • Health & safety
      • 27. Diversity & equality
      • 28. Motivation
      • 29. Employee relations
      • 30. Learning & development
    • Attracting good employees
      Based on ability to do the job
      Integrated workforce
      Staff need to understand
      and buy into social mission
      Pay in line with industry norm
      Not different from other small businesses
    • 31. Motivation
      Empowerment is the 3rd value pillar of the sector
      Equal: pay, terms , conditions
      Support
      Good practice in appraisal and development
      Involvement in business decisions as appropriate and desired
      Management of stress
      Whatever can be done without additional finance thrown at it!
    • 32.
    • 33. Contact:
      TemiOdesanya
      01737 231 360
      www.socialfirmsuk.co.uk
      info@socialfirmsuk.co.uk
      Facebook
      Twitter: @socialfirmsuk
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