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 […]
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 […]
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
The animation was launched as part of the Buy Social campaign which aims to show people why buying from social enterprises takes their spending further, helping people and planet.