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 1 million 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


Contact switchboard and out of hours

Telephone: 01702 215000

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