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The Future of Business

DATE: 22/09/2017 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 2 MB

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State of Social Enterprise Survey 2017.

Social Enterprise in Scotland – Census 2017 Summary

DATE: 23/09/2017 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 373 KB

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This Summary report presents the findings of the Social Enterprise Census 2017, the definitive biennial account of social enterprise activity in Scotland.

Scottish Enterprise in Scotland – Census 2017

DATE: 23/09/2017 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 6 MB

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The findings of the Social Enterprise Census 2017, the definitive biennial account of social enterprise activity in Scotland. A project led by Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS) as part of a wide-ranging partnership initiative.

Scottish Enterprise in Scotland – The Headlines

DATE: 23/09/2017 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 34 KB

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The 16 main Headlines from the 2017 Census.

Mapping the Social Business Sector in Wales

DATE: 27/04/2017 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 4 MB

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This report describes the social business sector in Wales following a survey of almost half of the businesses operating in the sector. The research provides an update on previous research undertaken on the sector in 2014. The social business sector in Wales was mapped through the provision of contact lists from various organisations serving/supporting businesses operating in the sector. The survey took place between September and December 2016. A total of 810 organisations responded to the initial phase, representing 48% of the sector. Of these, 715 (88%) agreed to participate in the follow-up survey.

Scottish Social Enterprise Census 2015

DATE: 31/12/2015 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 2 MB

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This ten-year, national social enterprise strategy sets out our shared ambitions for social enterprise in Scotland, jointly developed with the sector. It provides a framework for action over the next decade.

State of Social Enterprise Report 2015

DATE: 31/12/2015 TYPE: PDF SIZE: 6 MB

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The State of Social Enterprise Report 2015, supported by Santander, is the most comprehensive research undertaken into the state of the sector in the UK. The report shows that social enterprises in the UK are thriving, outperforming their mainstream SME counterparts in nearly every area of business: turnover growth, workforce growth, job creation, innovation, business optimism, and start-up rates.