The Wellbeing Project CIC are hosting a free event for residents of Widnes and Runcorn designed to help you stay strong during difficult times.
What will I Learn?
- How to use Humour and Laughter as a tool to stay strong
- The five ways to wellbeing
- How to be resilient and learn practical things to help yourself and others in difficult times
- How to use creativity to enhance Wellbeing
When and Where?
The Big Lottery Fund and Knowsley CVS will be in Kirkby Library on Monday 21st February from 10am to 2pm to answer any questions you have, or discuss any funding applications you are planning to submit to any of the Big Lottery Funding Streams.
For further information please contact Jannine on 0151 489 1222 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date & Time:
Monday 21st February 2011 10am-2pm
Kirkby Library, Newtown Gardens, Kirkby, L32 8RR
The Social Enterprise Mark Company is the leading authority that certifies social enterprises. More than 350 social enterprises across the UK, currently have the Mark.
The Social Enterprise Mark Company is moving to its next stage of development since launching in February 2010 and requires the expertise and skills of a full-time Sales Executive to develop and deliver the sales plan in accordance with the targets set out in the business plan, as well as working closely with the staff team.
Stella Maris Social Enterprise is now offering an executive coaching service to social enterprises with the prime focus on maximising efficiency and leadership development ('More for Less'). Coaching has been identified as being integral to maximising organisational performance especially in times of austerity.
All coaches are members of appropriate professional bodies including ILM, British Psychological Society and the Institute for Learning.
Introductory offer of £140 for 6 two hour sessions.
Social Finance invites commissioners, social service providers and investors to three conferences in Glasgow, Birmingham and London in March 2011. They would like to work with you to build the marketplace for Social Impact Bonds.
Speakers will include leading social investors, government representatives and voluntary sector practitioners.
The conferences will address:
The Federation of Small Businesses is kicking off its 2011 National Conference in Liverpool with an afternoon of networking, and is encouraging non-FSB members to get involved.
The conference, which runs from March 17th-19th at the BT Convention Centre at the Kings Dock in Liverpool, will see hundreds of small business owners from all over the UK attending, with a superb programme of debates, seminars, and speeches from senior political figures being announced shortly.
The transfer of NHS pensions to new provider social enterprises has been a long-running issue for those seeking to create spin-off social enterprises from the NHS. The successful transfer of pensions into a new social enterprise in North East Essex however, 'will not set a precedent'.
via Gemma Hampson, socialenterpriselive.com
The transfer of pensions for NHS staff in north east Essex moving into a new social enterprise will not set a precedent, the Department of Health has said.
Charitable foundations are being called upon by Goverment to support social enterprises with social investment in order to ease the transition to a policy of 'payment by results'.
via Chrisanthi Giotis, socialenterpriselive.com
The government's policy of payment by results will mean a greater need for social investment- and Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude has called on charitable foundations to fill the void.
'The Right to Run' is a one day event designed to provide practical support to public sector employees looking to create social enterprises and mutuals through spinning out existing services.
The Government has committed to giving public service employees the right to take over and run their services as social enterprise and mutual spin-outs.
The Social Enterprise Coalition has recently published a new guide that provides information and advice on how to win government, public sector and other business through procurement. It is aimed primarily at BAME social enterprises but contains information relevant to any social enterprise.
To download a copy of the publication visit the BAME pages of the SEC website.