New Approaches in Social Transport – SPT National Conference

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New Approaches in Social Transport – SPT National Conference: 1st March 2017, Glasgow The Brief Organise a one day event in Glasgow for 150 delegates in the public, private and social enterprise sectors to showcase the use and benefits of the Public Social Partnership (PSP) model as pioneered by Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) and […]

Leading role in strategy & policy development

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Building a New Economy – Scotland’s Vision for Social Enterprise 2025 We participated in a 9 organisation steering group to develop the social enterprise Vision. Project management, design and production was conducted by Social Value Lab   Internationalising Social Enterprise – A Strategy for Scotland Consultation by CEIS. Design and production by Social Value Lab   Scotland’s […]

HIE & SEA event management case study

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Rachael McCormack, former Director of Strengthening Communities, HIE and Neil McLean, CEO, Social Enterprise Academy describe the benefits of engaging CEIS Events services, attending CEIS events and the overall value of partnering with CEIS. Find out more about our event management services

Ministry of Labor, Taiwan: Business Development workshop

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Overview Deliver a week-long business development programme to 50 local social enterprises and NPO (non-profit organisations) programme applicants in Taipei to enhance marketing and financial management knowledge and skills. The WDA (Workforce Development Agency) has been working with communities since 1999 following a devastating earthquake hit Taiwan to encourage them to develop their local economy […]

James digging his way out of unemployment

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Overview After leaving school without any formal qualifications and little work experience, James Wallace didn’t know what he wanted to do and had little confidence in his own abilities. In January 2017, Job Centre Plus, Irvine referred him to our Ayrshire branch that deals with employability and training for individuals and employers. We registered James […]

Rollerstop and Hamish Dobbie Silversmithing Business Loans

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Siobhan Lawson, Founder & Managing Director at Rollerstop and Hamish Dobbie of Hamish Dobbie Silversmithing explain how a business loan from DSL Business Finance benefitted their companies when they couldn’t get a loan from banks. Find out more about our business finance services

Brendan and Holly training support

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Brendan Behan and Holly Lamont of Body & Soul Beauty and Holistic Therapies describe the training and employment opportunities they received to support their individual career development. Find out more about our employability services

We’ve signed the Scottish Business Pledge, have you?

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The Scottish Business Pledge is a values-led partnership between Scottish Government and businesses to demonstrate commitment to building a great business, which contributes to Scotland’s future. The pledge’s aim is to create lasting economic benefit through sustainable growth, equality, opportunity and innovation. Having recently revised our Company’s vision, mission and values and our annual Company […]

Our Great Start: Supporting Communities

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Overview: We recently provided community support and development services in three areas within Glasgow, North Toryglen, Kingsway and Barmulloch, on behalf of the Wheatley Group – Scotland’s leading housing, community regeneration and care group. ‘Our Great Start’ supports residents in new build neighbourhoods, where they often lack a sense of identity and belonging. Working with […]



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