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Search our Directory here for over 350 social enterprises providing services and products, from all across the UK.

If you've got a product you want to put in front of the third sector market, contact us here to get listed.

HR for Social Enterprises:  Too small to have an HR department of your own but all too aware of the risks of getting it wrong?  Rosemary Green tells you in as few words as possible what you should include in an employment contract. 

SOCIAL VALUE ACT:  if you bid for public sector contracts, you MUST read this!!!  The Social Value Act means commissioners of public sector contracts have to take into account the social value of the bid - and this may have a positive weighting of up to 30-40%.  If you can demonstrate your social impact, you have a significant competitive advantage.  If you can't - you need to - and this article shows you how it can be done.


More articles here with direct relevance to the social enterprise world.



Employers for Childcare, Northern Ireland-based social enterprise providing childcare vouchers across the UK, have achieved 2 international management systems standards, certified by the BSI.  Read all about it here, and find out more about Employers for Childcare here.


LegaleSE is our new column looking at topical legal issues facing social enterprises.  Our first article looks at TUPE, which is a hot issue for social enterprises looking to take on services - and staff - from local authorities and other statutory sector organisations.  Read the full article here. 


Check out our Social Enterprise News page here for info on recent launches impacting on the social enterprise sector.


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