Maximising Social Value from Public Sector Procurement – Free Social Business Wales workshops throughout October @socialbizwales #wales #events #socent

There is continued recognition of the critical role that social businesses play in delivering innovative, person centred public services in Wales. Yet, the 2017 Social Business Mapping Report shows declines in the extent to which social businesses serve the public sector. This workshop will explore the opportunities for social businesses in the delivery of public… Read More Maximising Social Value from Public Sector Procurement – Free Social Business Wales workshops throughout October @socialbizwales #wales #events #socent

PPIW Report Publication: Employment Entry in Growth Sectors

PPIW Report Publication – Employment Entry in Growth SectorsA new report published by the PPIW finds that there is potential for using a well-targeted, sector-focused approach to increase employment entry and help reduce poverty. Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and written by Professor Anne Green, Dr Paul Sissons, and Dr Neil Lee,… Read More PPIW Report Publication: Employment Entry in Growth Sectors

“Getting Social Businesses in on the Act” – Part 1 of 7

Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act – New market opportunities for Welsh social businesses 1. Preamble Social Business Wales exists to support social businesses to grow via strategies focused on developing products and services, diversify into markets and through collaboration. Its Market Development Advisers specifically look for opportunities to help our clients access new markets… Read More “Getting Social Businesses in on the Act” – Part 1 of 7