The difference a bit of a helping hand makes …

We are delighted to report that the social enterprise business support programme has engaged with 54 social enterprise since it started just over 12 months ago.  The support programme, which is fully funded by Cumbria County Council provides 2/3 days of business support to both existing social enterprises helping them develop their business in some way and also supporting the start-up of new social enterprise businesses.

… and what better way to demonstrate the difference this targeted business support makes than hearing from some of the businesses who have benefited from the Social Enterprise Support Programme so far:

If you would like more information about the programme and to find out if you would be eligible for support, email

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