Round up of this week’s social enterprise links…

by David McGlashan

This week’s roundup is a day early as I’ll be at Latitude Festival tomorrow!  There’s been some interesting stuff out on the web this week – don’t forget to let me know if you see anything that you would like to share with others.

Co-operative Bank launches free banking for social enterprises registered as CICs

The Co-Op has launched a special Social Enterprise Bank Account – free for CICs depositing up to £1m per year.

Special report: Social entrepreneurship – it’s boom time for businesses with heart

Long article which featured in the Independent on Sunday.

Early bird tickets for Emerge Conference 2013 on sale

Emerge takes place in Oxford at the Skoll Cenre in November; I went  last year and really enjoyed it – some excellent speakers and a great buzz to the whole event.  Worth giving up a weekend for!

Ask Bobb- starring SSE’s Angela

SSE Learning Facilitator Angela Miles gets tips on her tomatoes from Bobb Burton of Mindfood, a social enterprise set up by SSE student Ciaran Biggins.

Work up your Elevator Pitch

Some useful tips from the Sydney Morning Herald.

This post is by SSE’s Enterprise Officer, David McGlashan. You can follow him on Twitter @davemcglashan

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