A free workshop in Bray on Thursday, December 6 will explain what a social enterprise is and the key elements to consider when setting one up.
Social enterprises are businesses set up to benefit their local community.
They provide valuable services and jobs and invest any profits back into the business or the local community. Examples could be a charity shop, a community café, an environmental project, a sports, health or well-being service, or a manufacturing business designed to provide employment to a particular group of people.
The workshop is being put on by Bray Area Partnership and will explore different types of social enterprises, the five key elements to get right, corporate governance, funding and human resources and the basics for getting a social enterprise off the ground.
It takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 6 and is restricted to individuals or groups from the Bray or Greystones Municipal District areas. Call Eithne on 01 2050111 to book your place. members, in classes or at home, for sale and exhibit.
The event will be on from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. tual support group for personal growth and change.
The group meets weekly, using a 12 step programme of recovery.
Contact Leo at 086 8033124 or visit www.grow.ie.