Use this page to access further support for your social enterprise. Here you can find links to legal advice, web support and more, to help you with the running of your social enterprise.
Enterprise UK have teamed up with Google to launch an exciting new project that will enable 100,000 businesses to get online for FREE.
Businesses of every type need to be found online. Use the simple online tool at www.gbbo.co.uk to create your first website- no technical knowledge needed. You can then update your site from any computer, for free.
gbbo.co.uk can provide you with:
- A free .co.uk address
- Free updating and customisation
- Access to new customers
- Traffic Monitoring
- Website-enhancing Gadgets.
Click on the link above to learn more about how your social enterprise could benefit from this initiative!
LawWorks is a charity which aims to provide free legal help to individuals and community groups who cannot afford to pay for it and who are unable to access legal aid. Click on the above to link for more information and to see if you qualify for LawWorks assistance.
TAS Basics is accounting software for start-ups and small businesses. It's simple to use and can help your business keep track of its cash. It shows you at-a-glance how your business stands- who owes you money and who you owe money to. It's the complete working program and there's no charge, no obligation and no time limit.
Get Legal is the free online reference and decision-making tool for charities, social enterprises and co-operative organisations.
Get Legal has been developed to enable organisations and their advisors to access clear information and guidance on the most appropriate legal form and governance structure for delivering their goals.
The UnLtd Advantage investment readiness programme aims to help social entrepreneurs to prepare for, and find, investment. We support the best social entrepreneurs across the UK who are working on breakthrough ideas that are ready to scale up. The programme provides a tailored support programme to help you access investment finance to grow your social venture.
seToolbelt is a free open-content community initiative to help social entrepreneurs plan, start, manage, and grow successful social enterprises.
UnLtdWorld is an online platform that connects social entrepreneurs and empowers the way information is exchanged within the social entrepreneurship market.
On UnLtdWorld you can connect with other socially-minded people, browse resources and opportunities, find and list services and products, share answers to key questions, create and join groups, promote and find events and lots more.
On the site you can control which information you share, set how it's displayed and who can see it. Anyone with a valid e-mail address can register and create a profile on UnLtdWorld.
Local Partnerships, Co-operatives UK and the Employee Ownership Association have come together in partnership to provide a signposting service for staff in the public sector interested in setting up a social or mutual enterprise. This is the Mutuals Information Service.
If you want advice and support on setting up a public service mutual; if you are keen to provide mentoring, investment or professional services; or if you are just interested in finding out more; please get in contact via the link above.
The Place Station introducers owners of land and buildings across the UK to social and community entrepreneurs with ideas for transforming their local area- providing a space where people can:
- Search for land and buildings
- Add a place they'd like to see owned and managed by the community
- Add an idea for transforming local services
- Propose new uses for available land and buildings
- Comment on and offer to support an idea or proposal for a place
- Find pro-bono supporters where they live to put their ideas and proposals into practice
Social Enterprise Training and Support is the UK's one-stop marketplace for social enterprise training and support. Do you run a social enterprise and need to find relevant, reliable and recommended sources of support services, training events and resources? Do your provide social enterprise support, training or consultancy and need to promote your services to the social enterprises who need them most? Then SETAS is here to help you.
3Space works in partnership with landlords and leaseholders to offer organisations that benefit the community temporary free of charge access to otherwise empty properties.