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SEWF 2014 Seoul offically opens

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The 3 day event opened today and will include presentations from leading organisations and contacts in the social enterprise sector on social innovation, social inclusion kingrootapk and social investment. To keep up to date, follow @_sewf, @SocEntWF and #sewf2014.  

Third sector gets massive boost with Just Enterprise programme

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The social enterprise sector has become a shining example of where business acumen and ethical trading merge to bring new opportunities to Scottish communities, so it was welcome news when in June 2014 we saw the re-launch of the Scottish Government’s highly successful Just Enterprise programme delivered by CEIS and consortium partners HISEZ, Firstport, Social Enterprise Academy, Forth Sector Development, Community […]

CEIS appointed as partner for Korean overseas aid training

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CEIS were recently selected as the preferred partner by British Council Korea to deliver an intensive training programme to 30 aspiring social entrepreneurs; coupled with an educational study visit to the UK for 18 of the group. CEIS alongside affiliated UK partners Challenges Worldwide, Targeting Innovation, Social Enterprise Academy and Shujog, Singapore devised an innovative […]

CEIS confirmed as ongoing contract manager for Just Enterprise

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We have a lot to be shouting about here at CEIS HQ in Govan, as we have just been confirmed as ongoing contract manager for the Scottish Government’s Just Enterprise Programme, to provide business support and development services to enterprising Third Sector Organisations across Scotland. CEIS along with consortium partners HISEZ, Firstport, Social Enterprise Academy, […]

MSP Fergus Ewing launches new social enterprise, Highlands & Islands Business Finance

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On 7 February 2014, MSP Fergus Ewing attended the launch of a new venture set up by Harry Wilson, Alan Sillars and James Dunbar. Highlands and Islands Business Finance (HIBF) is aimed at providing SME’s in the Highlands and Islands who have difficulty sourcing funding through mainstream sources with access to finance. The launch held […]

Swinney hails Norway inspiration

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Finance Secretary John Swinney is visiting Oslo this week for a conference on social enterprises. He commented “Scotland has been recognised as the best place in the world to start a social enterprise and there is increasing international interest in what some are calling the ‘Scottish Model’. This conference is an excellent opportunity to share […]

More than 60 organisations to benefit from Enterprise Ready Fund

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John Swinney announced grants totalling £2.3million have been awarded to 67 enterprising third sector organisations in Scotland. The Enterprise Ready Fund delivered in partnership with CEIS, DSL and Social Value Lab opened in September to applications. Read more here

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