Social Enterprise

Interim findings at the end of Year Two from our report into the culture change generated by Business Connectors on secondment into their communities with BITC.
Beyond Business is a social enterprise incubation programme run by specialist bank and asset manager Investec in partnership with the Bromley by Bow Centre. The programme nurtures east London businesses which have a positive social impact. 
Carillion have been one of the Business Connector programme’s most significant seconding organisations. Since joining the programme in 2011, they have seconded eight of their talented employees to work in local communities of greatest need in England.
Being part of the Prince’s Responsible Business Network in Wales, our Members can access the latest thinking and best practice.
Business in the Community runs a number of social enterprise mentoring programmes, helping social enterprises grow and thrive by providing them with access to the expertise of successful business mentors. In return, those mentors learn and develop valuable personal skills.
Buying from social enterprises allows you to unleash the power of your existing spend for social purposes.
This paper aims to encourage businesses to buy from social enterprises, showing examples of success and providing key steps and tips to support businesses to buy from social enterprises.