Social enterprise

A social enterprise is a business with key social objectives whose surpluses are reinvested principally in the community. It is owned by its employees, trades goods and services and has a clear social cause.


Inspire2Enterprise advise on how to start a social enterprise.

Red Ochre

Red Ochre support individuals, organisations and businesses that deliver social changes.

Richmond Council for Voluntary Service

Richmond CVS provides one-to-one intensive support for existing and start up social enterprises to help you review your business model, test assumptions, create a strong business plan and prepare your pitch.


SEKEN (Social Enterprise Knowledge Exchange Network)

St Mary’s University in partnership with Richmond Borough Council support the development of micro and small social enterprises.

Social Enterprise UK

Advice and resources for social enterprises.


Helping social entrepreneurs to achieve their goals.

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