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Social Cycle Bristol Social Regeneration

  1. 1. Social Cycle Sue Morrish Co-active Ltd INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  2. 2. About me <ul><li>Business Services Manager, Co-active </li></ul><ul><li>Manager of Co-active’s team of advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Business advisor to social enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for delivery of the regional business advice service – Social Enterprise Link </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  3. 3. About the seminar <ul><li>What kind of business is a social enterprise business? </li></ul><ul><li>Delivering social purpose with a business model </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of person becomes a social entrepreneur </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  4. 4. Social enterprise business <ul><li>“ Social enterprises are businesses that trade in the market with a social purpose. They use business tools and techniques to achieve social aims” </li></ul><ul><li>(Social Enterprise Coalition, 2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Both business and social outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>More than profit </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  5. 5. Social enterprise business <ul><li>Social aims - explicit social aims such as the provision of local services, and profits that are principally reinvested to achieve social objectives. </li></ul><ul><li>Social ownership – autonomous organisations whose governance and ownership structures are based on participation by stakeholder groups </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise orientation – they are directly involved in producing goods or providing services to a market. </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  6. 6. Delivering social purpose <ul><li>Communities provide services in areas where the private sector won’t go – or the public sector can’t go </li></ul><ul><li>Eg community nursery set up by local women in an area where family income is extremely low </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  7. 7. Delivering social purpose <ul><li>Communities and individuals can set up an innovative business to creatively solve a problem </li></ul><ul><li>Eg kerbside collection and recycling service provides employment & training to people with disabilities </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  8. 8. Delivering social purpose <ul><li>Keep money in the local economy </li></ul><ul><li>Eg Student exchange and language school in isolated village </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  9. 9. Some are big INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  10. 10. The Eden Project <ul><li>The Eden Project is owned by the Eden Trust, UK Registered Charity. All surplus income goes to further its charitable objectives. </li></ul><ul><li>All surplus income goes towards work on public and formal education, research, conservation and sustainable futures. </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  11. 11. Some are big INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  12. 12. Coin St Community Builders <ul><li>Established by local residents in 1984 following a campaign against large scale office proposals. The company is controlled by a Board, elected by CSCB members. </li></ul><ul><li>Only people living locally can become CSCB members. Profits are not distributed but are ploughed back into CSCB's public service objective. </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  13. 13. Some are local <ul><li>A multi purpose amenity centre established following the closure of the local shop </li></ul><ul><li>Mini market, café with fantastic rural views, internet café, local produce, local crafts, doctors surgery, complimentary therapies, post office, 3 small business units </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  14. 14. Social enterprise ambassadors <ul><li>The 30 social enterprise ambassadors are a group of experienced and inspirational people who lead social enterprise. They have become ambassadors to promote the use of business to tackle social and/or environmental issues.  </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  15. 15. Julie handed in her notice! INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  16. 16. In Summary <ul><li>Social enterprises can make a significant contribution as agents of public service delivery, regeneration and economic development. They are able to harness the power of local communities – a catalyst for regeneration and active citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 55k social enterprises in UK </li></ul><ul><li>Combined turnover £27billion p.a. </li></ul><ul><li>Social enterprise account for 5% of all business with employees and contribute approx £8.4 billion to the economy p.a. </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  17. 17. In Summary <ul><li>Social enterprises are – </li></ul><ul><li>Not not-for-profit </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver social purpose by business means </li></ul><ul><li>Owned by communities or stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Distribute profit for social purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Often run by inspiring entrepreneurs </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE
  18. 18. Question Time <ul><li>Sue Morrish </li></ul><ul><li>Co-active Ltd </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>01752 500888 </li></ul>INSERT YOUR LOGO HERE