Tag: social enterprise

Social Enterprise gears up in its anniversary year

A Leeds charity which prevents homelessness is appealing to socially responsible businesses to help it celebrate the tenth anniversary of its social enterprise. Turning Lives Around (previously known as Leeds Housing Concern) established Clean Start in 2009 to provide a step back into employment for some of the most marginalised

Nourishing People snacks available at Taste

Nourishing People, a social enterprise established by People Matters Leeds, has secured a new customer for its range of healthy snacks. Nourishing People provides employmnent and skills support for people with learning disabilities in a company producing and ditributing a range of four healthy, tasty snacks. Their latest customer is

South Leeds charity wins social impact award

Hunslet-based furniture re-use and café charity SLATE’s work has been recognised by Social Enterprise Yorkshire and the Humber (SEYH) at their recent awards ceremony. The annual Social Enterprise Yorkshire and the Humber (SEYH) awards took place on Tuesday 7 November 2017 at Burton Street Foundation in Sheffield. The Social Impact

Hilary Benn discusses social enterprise and Brexit with People Matters

Hilary Benn MP, visited Holbeck-based social enterprise, People Matters (Leeds) CIC recently, to find out about their new enterprise project Nourishing People, which trains people who live with a disadvantage and have little or no experience of work to manufacture and sell wholesome snacks. The project is set to expand

St. Luke’s CARES Free Retail Courses

St. Luke’s CARES charity shop are due to start running their free neighbourhood retail skills courses from September 2016. This follows on from the previous TRY! Retail training course which ran for 5 weeks and only offered participants a ‘certificate of attendance’. After the success of the previous course, St. Luke’s applied and was awarded the Big

Social cyclists visit pioneering local charity

Local charity SLATE – in the midst of their 10th anniversary celebrations – were today (Friday 9th October) visited by a pair of enterprising cyclists, touring the North to promote the work of ‘social enterprises’ in the region. Jeremy Robinson and Jason Norris (from London-based charity Clarity and The Soap