Birmingham joins Social Enterprise Places

CITY DRIVE 2018 saw Birmingham announce its commitment to become a recognised Social Enterprise Place with hundreds of social enterprises, stakeholders and partners coming together at the SE Festival. Read more... SE City Announcement April 2018 cropped  

USE IT! Programme Launched in West Birmingham and Sandwell

iSE launch USE IT! an innovative new 'place-based' programme to empower start-up social entrepreneurs and existing social enterprises to overcome entrenched deprivation and social isolation in their localities.USE IT Web Slider MASTER 2018  

Business Support

"Whether setting up a complex consortium, drafting a business plan for a social enterprise bakery, or anything in between, Sarah and her colleagues really know their stuff."  Simon Lee, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP iSE can help with business support

iSE's Social Enterprise Journey - Our ground breaking training game!

iSE's Social Enterprise Journey is a training game to use with management committees and staff in voluntary organisations wanting to explore trading and social enterprise as an opportunity for growth and sustainability. Contact us for details and prices. Social Enterprise Journey Game

Welcome to iSE


iSE is a social enterprise development organisation providing social enterprise start-up and growth support together with research and consultancy services.

We are experts in starting, growing and sustaining social enterprises. 

Find out how we can help you! 

Dates for your Diary!

At iSE, we focus on delivering high value events for the social enterprise sector, our social enterprise programmes and key partners who are looking to engage with social enterprises.

Here are a few events that are coming up over the next couple of months with links provided so that you can easily book on.    We look forward to seeing you soon!

SUNDAY 15th JULY 2018, 11.59pm | Deadline for SEUK UK SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AWARDS Extended – 14 categories to enter | ONLINE APPLICATION

TUESDAY 17th JULY 2018, 10.00am – 1.00pm | Women’s Enterprise Hub INTRODUCTION TO EMPLOYMENT LAW AND HEALTH & SAFETY Workshop |  Open to business owners and directors | WEH Sparkbrook, B12 8LF | EMAIL TO BOOK

THURSDAY 2nd AUGUST 2018, 11.00am – 1.00pm | SOHO Social Enterprise Networking | Open to Soho, Smethwick and Ladywood-based social enterprises | Soho House, B18 5LB | EMAIL TO BOOK

TUESDAY 4th SEPTEMBER 2018, 8.30am – 10.00am | DSEQ Networking Meeting | Open to Digbeth-based social enterprises | iSE office, B12 0HJ | EMAIL TO BOOK

MONDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 2018, 11.00am – 2.30pm | iSE’s SOCIAL ENTERPRISE SAFARI | Stop-off on your way to #SEWF2018 |  iSE office, B12 0HJ | FIND OUT MORE

WEDNESDAY 12th to FRIDAY 14th SEPTEMBER 2018 | Social Enterprise World Forum | Edinburgh | INFO AND TICKETS

SATURDAY 13th OCTOBER 2018 | SEUK Social Saturday | National campaign – what will you do? | INFO AND UPDATES

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