Information on social enterprise

National Council for Voluntary Organisations
This is a link to NCVO's webpage on earning and contracting for the voluntary and community sector.

Cooperatives UK
The union of co-operative enterprises, promoting co-operative and mutual solutions. Their legal team provides specialist legal structures and registration services for voluntary, community, co-operative and charitable organisations.

Scottish social enterprise support agency with links to very useful documents and information.

The School for Social Enterprise
a network of social enterprise 'schools' up and down the UK.

Social Enterprise Partnership
SEP aims to raise awareness of social enterprise, improve the performance of social enterprises, make the social enterprise support system more effective, and to mainstream best practice and innovation within the social enterprise sector.

Social Enterprise Coalition
The website of the national Social Enterprise Coalition. The national voice of social enterprise.

Social Enterprise Live
The national online magazine on social enterprise.

Business Support

Business Link
Business link have a network of support agencies which not only offer advice and information on setting up a business, but can sometimes offer you practical support too.

The Government's Cabinet Office Third Sector site on Social Enterprise
The Cabinet Office is working to support the development of social enterprise and the website has useful information, reports and links.