Social Enterprise is a dynamic way of doing business that can transform communities and drive profound and lasting social change. Social Enterprises are independent businesses that exist specifically for social and/or environmental purposes. They operate in all markets, selling goods and services to individual consumers, local authorities, central government and private businesses. Social Enterprises exist to make a profit just like any private sector business. However, any profits or surpluses they make are always reinvested into their social and environmental purposes. Without making a profit, Social Enterprises cannot meet their social and environmental objectives – they must trade to be sustainable.
Voluntary Action Angus offers support throughout your Social Enterprise journey, including support with :-
- Developing your ideas into a simple plan
- Finding a board of trustees / directors
- Writing your constitution
- Organising a bank account
- Finding funding
If you would like to speak to us about social enterprise, don’t hesitate – use the contact form to find out more about social enterprise.