Third Sector Partnership win Just Enterprise contract

Posted in: Business Support, News.

The Scottish Government announced this week the consortium* of business consultancy specialists led by CEIS and including Social Enterprise Academy, Firstport, Impact Hub Inverness and CEMVO will continue to deliver the Just Enterprise contract. The announcement follows a competitive tender process won by the Just Enterprise consortium. CEIS CEO Gerry Higgins said “Following the positive independent […]

Social Enterprise World Forum 2019

Posted in: Events, News.

This year’s Social Enterprise World Forum will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 23-25th October. CEIS founded Social Enterprise World Forum CIC in 2007 and hosted the inaugural event in 2008. Since then, we have provided global event management support, remotely and onsite, to each annual event host. We even had the privilege of hosting this Global […]

Scotland’s Social Enterprise Week: 2nd-5th September 2019

Posted in: Event Management, News.

CEIS, Social Enterprise Scotland and Glasgow Caledonian University are collaborating to host Scotland’s Social Enterprise Week from 2nd – 5th September in Glasgow, featuring the International Social Innovation Research Conference, Scotland’s Annual Social Enterprise Policy & Practice Conference and the Social Enterprise Exchange Marketplace. The week will be of interest to social enterprise leaders & practitioners, academics, students & […]

New Chief Executive announced for Community Enterprise in Scotland

Posted in: News.

Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS), the leading provider of business support to social enterprises in Scotland has announced its new Chief Executive. Ian Mitchell, currently Deputy Director External Affairs for the Scottish Government is set to take the company forward. Ian is taking over from existing CEO Gerry Higgins who has stepped down to drive […]

International expansion for CEIS Group

Posted in: News.

Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS) is creating a new senior position to build upon the tremendous success of the Social Enterprise World Forum and increasing internationalisation opportunities. CEIS is now seeking a new CEO following the Board’s decision to appoint the current Group CEO, Gerry Higgins, to the position of Director of International Enterprise at […]

SEI & CEIS partnership to transform learning for social Enterprises in the UK

Posted in: News.

The world’s online school for social enterprise education and support, the Social Enterprise Institute (SEI), is excited to announce its new partnership with Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS). Through this partnership, CEIS will use the SEI learning platform to serve enterprising charities and social enterprises across the UK. Delivered fully online and accessible to anywhere, […]

Actor shows support for Social Enterprise

Posted in: News.

Actor, Michael Sheen has teamed up with Social Enterprise UK to show how you can make a difference to the issues that matter to you most through buying social. Social Enterprise UK launched their Social Saturday campaign in 2014, which was backed by the Prime Minister, David Cameron. Since then it has become a hugely successful […]

Launch of Social Enterprise in Scotland: Census 2017

Posted in: News, Social Research.

This report presents the findings of the Social Enterprise Census 2017, the definitive biennial account of social enterprise activity in Scotland. The Social Enterprise Census 2017 is a collaborative effort to track the changing scale, characteristics and contribution of Scotland’s social enterprise sector every two years over the course of the next decade. It builds […]

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