Resources & Info

We have written a series of factsheets that are pertinent to the Social Enterprise Sector – please click on each title to download the factsheet.  Please acknowledge us if you share this with your contacts and networks!

Social Enterprise UK define social enterprises as businesses that:

  • Have a clear social and/or environmental mission set out in their governing documents
  • Generate the majority of their income through trade
  • Reinvest the majority of their profits
  • Are autonomous of the state
  • Are majority controlled in the interests of the social mission
  • Are accountable and transparent

Contact SEE Ahead for further information and support.

Specialist Support

The following organisations can provide you with specialist support and information:
For budgeting and accountancy support: WYCAS
For HR advice and employment law expertise: PERS
For regional social enterprise sector representation: SEYH
For a range of finance options: The Key Fund
For funding and support for social entrepreneurs: Unltd
For national social enterprise sector representation:  Social Enterprise UK

West Yorkshire Voluntary Sector Support:
Voluntary Action Calderdale www.cvac.org.uk
Community Action Bradford & District https://mylocalcommunity.org.uk/
Nova Wakefield https://www.nova-wd.org.uk/
Voluntary Action Leeds
Third Sector Leaders Kirklees https://thirdsectorleaderskirklees.org/
Sector Support Calderdale

North Yorkshire Voluntary Sector Support:
York CVS https://www.yorkcvs.org.uk/
Community First Yorkshire https://communityfirstyorkshire.org.uk/