Social Enterprise in Southend
Social enterprises are businesses which are involved in some form of trading. They plough their profits back into a social or environmental cause.
- there are more than 60,000 social enterprises in the UK
- this adds over £24billion to the economy and employing nearly 1million people
- the South East is one of the fastest growing areas where 36% of social enterprises in the area are less than 3 years old (SE UK 2016)
- a network has been established in Southend
Contact the Economic Development team If you are interested in starting a Social Enterprise or want to find out more about the network in Southend.
Tel No. 01702 215022
Page last updated: 19/09/2019