Having its cake and eating it: Have I Got Social Enterprise News For You

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It’s Friday, so it’s time for this week’s Have I Got Social Enterprise News For You. It’s also my birthday, so if you fancy tweeting @schsocent and suggesting that I should be allowed to go home / to the pub early it would be appreciated – if you click this link it will do it for you.  You only have to make one click! (The phone number is 020 7089 9210 if you think that you can make a good case for it over the phone).

Birthday cake

I’m actually not much of a fan of birthday cake

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Back to work: Have I Got Social Enterprise News For You

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I’m back and refreshed after a week in the sun.  (I am a little tired, I woke up especially early to watch the cricket this morning only to find that England had already lost.) A lot has been going on at SSE recently; congratulations to everyone who graduated from our Fellowship course on Wednesday, another excellent group of social entrepreneurs becoming SSE Fellows. Applications for our Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme have been streaming in, keep them coming.

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From charity worker to social entrepreneur: the leap of faith

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by Melanie Glass (@devinshb)

SSE Fellow Melanie Glass has just celebrated the first anniversary of her business Devenishgirl Bakery operating as a social enterprise and to mark the event is writing a series of articles covering her journey; from taking the leap of faith to start a social enterprise, to the impact their work makes, how to dream bigger and several other themes.

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All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go…Have I Got Social Enterprise News For You

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I am very excited, as I’m off on holiday to the Canary Islands tomorrow and can briefly escape this cold weather.  No Have I Got Social Enterprise News For You next week, but I’m sure that you’ll manage without it.

Deckchairs on the beachHere’s this week’s news:

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