LEP Sector Group - Social Enterprise
The Local Enterprise Partnership’s Social Enterprise Sector Group is a highly effective network representing the interests of 600 Social Enterprises, 2800 Voluntary organisations and 250 Community Interest companies/co-operatives employing 10,500 people.
The Local Enterprise Partnership’s Sector Groups bring together business people from companies of all sizes across the supply chain to find ways to support businesses in their sector to grow and add value. Sector Groups deal directly with key concerns such as access to road networks, skills, broadband, bidding for and influencing public funding and investments. Sector Groups are open to anyone in the sector interested in assisting the sustainable growth of local businesses.
The Bristol and Bath Social Enterprise Network has been developed and is a public meeting place that provides members with a selection of useful resources, including a social enterprise map and directory, helpful guides and tool-kits, video case-studies and information on funding and finance. It provides a network for social entrepreneurs who want to support each other in developing the social economy.
Social Enterprise Sector Group chairperson: Melissa Houston