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

iSE are social enterprise experts providing development opportunities for social and community enterprises in Birmingham and beyond.

Next Events


FRIDAY NOVEMBER 30th 2018 | 10.30am-12.30pm | @Women’s Enterprise Hub | iSE and West Midlands Academic Health Science Network | Social Prescribing Networking event| Call to book


THURSDAY DECEMBER 6TH 2018 | 11am-1pm | @Soho House | Soho Network meeting | Tips and insights on public speaking with guest speaker Stevie Brown| Email


FRIDAY DECEMBER 7TH 2018 | 10am-1pm | @Nishkam Centre | Creating a Makerspace | Open community event exploring a makerspace for West Birmingham| INFO AND UPDATES


TUESDAY DECEMBER 11TH  2018 | 9am-5pm | @The STEAMhouse | Creating a Makerspace | Join iSE and STEAMhouse to find out more on developing products and services through their makerspace| INFO AND UPDATES





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