Community Shares Scotland are organising a free training event on the 15th Nov in Dundee. The event is aimed at community and third sector organisations who would like to know more about the community shares fundraising model. All the details are in this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/community-shares-scotland-dundee-training-event-tickets-28045756613
Passion and commitment are the cornerstones to every successful enterprise but, despite the obvious desire, on its own a business will only go so far.
That’s where the Scottish Government funded Just Enterprise programme comes in. By providing tailored business consultancy support free of charge to existing Third Sector organisations across Scotland we help them increase their trading income and become more enterprising and sustainable. Since the programme launched in 2011 our Business Support service has assisted in the growth of over 1,000 organisations located across the length and breadth of the country.
What some of our clients have said about their experience of our business support service:
“The support and advice we received from Just Enterprise was invaluable … In a small social enterprise, it is a great asset to have a fresh pair of experienced eyes to help guide you through areas of business where your own experience is limited” Sarah Turner, The Workshop
“We have found Just Enterprise really helpful and supportive. Our adviser has been both dedicated and meticulous in his assistance …. his work has contributed significantly to our current success and future sustainability” Anne Walker, Atholl Centre
“Just Enterprise understood our needs well, showed us how we can better position ourselves in the market and gave practical guidance on writing a brief to develop our brand”. Roisin Connelly, Highland Community Care Forum
“Just Enterprise provided the right support at just the right time. They were responsive and quick to process our application. Our advisor was experienced, took time to listen and delivered support that was tailored to our needs”. Ryan Currie, Reeltime Music
We are accepting applications from both new and existing clients. Whether you are planning to develop new projects, promote new activities or innovative services, improve operational efficiency or strengthen the infrastructure of your business, Just Enterprise is here to help you achieve your aims.
Interested? Don’t delay – Register here for our business support service today!
Visit www.justenterprise.org for full details of our complete service range.
Just Enterprise are delighted to announce details of our new programme of business development workshops for autumn/winter 2016/17.
Designed specifically for a third sector audience, Just Enterprise learning services increase the business and leadership skills of those employed within the sector. We offer a wide a range of courses, delivered in locations Scotland-wide, for both social entrepreneurs, leaders, and staff of existing social enterprise organisations. Sponsored by Scottish Government, all of our business development workshops are FREE to attend. Delegate places are available on a first come, first served basis so remember to book early to guarantee your place!
Click here for full details of current learning opportunities and information on how to register.
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Wednesday 19 May 2016 10am-12.30pm, Thorntons Dundee Office.
At a time of decreased funding and resources, it is vital that your organisation can also prove its added social value in society.
We have just a few spaces left on this one-day learning programme which provides an overview of two main frameworks to measure social impact allowing you to identify an approach most suitable for your organisation and its work.
Who for: This programme is for any individual and organisation interested in proving and improving the value of their organisations’ work
Where: BRAG Enterprises, Main Street, Lochgelly, Fife, KY5 8BJ
When: Thursday 14th April
Fee: £50 (We are able to offer this a highly reduced rate through the support of Just Enterprise)
To reserve your space: