Working for SSE

by Holly Vitow

Hi! I’m Holly and I have been working at SSE for just a few months now as PA to the chief exec, Alastair Wilson. Before joining SSE, I worked in the world of children’s book publishing, as PA to a leading children’s book agent (sounds glamorous, but actually I worked in a dark basement/dungeon where I froze to death and rarely saw sunlight!) The other night I met up with some of my old colleagues and was immediately struck by some of the differences between working for a charity like SSE and working in the private sector… Continue reading

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Social Enterprise Question Time: Scaling Up

by Nikki Wilson

Last night saw the second of the School for Social Entrepreneurs “Question Time” events hosted by David Floyd of “Social Spider”.  The event was supported by a panel with a range of experience and perspectives on social enterprise:  Nick Temple, Director of Business at Social Enterprise UK, Professor Fergus Lyon, Professor of Enterprise and Organisations at the Third Sector Research Centre, Neil Fenton. Director of Finance at London Early Years Foundation, and Miia Chambers who has worked in a variety of social enterprise environments, with related posts at P3, Camden Council and Participle. Continue reading

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