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The voice for Social Enterprises & Social Entrepreneurs in Northern Ireland.
Connecting, supporting, developing and sustaining vibrant businesses to create social change.

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You are invited to attend apply to the 2015 Awards.

Take a moment to VOTE for Ballymena Business Centre.
You can vote using this link: http://skillsandopportunitiesfund.natwest.com/vote.html.

Please see attached application for full details 



Mental Resillience for Leaders Course

(£400pp) – Begins September

This short workshop running in September will give you new perspectives which you can use to give yourself an edge in the year ahead, in a business and personal context.

Sample Module List

Experiential Coach Programme

(£1500pp) Begins September

The objective of this Programme is to enable individuals to achieve a high level of capability in Coaching, which can be used in Community, Voluntary, Social Services and Personal Coaching.

For full details of this programme see the attachment.

Social Enterprise NI Conference - 22nd Oct

The concept of ‘Buying Social’ is growing in awareness. The landscape is changing and generating and diversifying income is critical.

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It seems that there is no limit to what one local business will do to raise monies for charity and in the case of Premier Taxi Company they went to the highest peak of Northern Ireland in order to

Northern Ireland is embracing the concept of community shares with four enterprises raising more £360,000 for community-based projects in the past eight months.

The team from USEL recently participated in the 8 mile walk and fun run in this year’s Belfast Marathon to raise funds for Friends of the Cancer

Welcome to the Key Messages for June 2015

Showcase of NI Social Enterprises

The Northern Health and Social Care Trust is geographically the largest of five health and social care trusts in Northern Ireland.

South Tyrone Empowerment Programme (STEP) was formed in 1997 Initially it was simply some additionally generated income that was generated by requiring staff on 35 hour contracts to volunteer an ad

A specialist recruitment consultancy that identifies talented people on the Autistic Spectrum for roles in IT and other sectors.

SlackPress is a digital media production social enterprise, promoting the community and voluntary sector with professional and affordable media.

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Membership is open to both organisations and individuals to reflect the valued input Social Entrepreneurs bring to the economy, but who may not yet be running an organisation. We welcome membership from organisations in the Private, Public or Third Sectors who wish to associate with the work of Social Enterprise NI.

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Trade Social Directory

Social Enterprise NI recommends Trade Social, the online directory of Social Enterprises in NI, encouraging networking and sales to each other, the public and private sectors, and general public.

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