also recognised two individuals - Sandwell Community Caring Trust's Geoff Walker and Stephen Holmes of HMP Stoke Heath - for their outstanding contributions to social enterprise.
We are working with SEWM
to deliver a diagnostic workshop for our key internal stakeholders to identify the steps that might give us the most impact throughout the commissioning and procurement cycle.
I hope that we can maintain the SEWM
CIC network to ensure that young people can access more opportunities through the services offered by our members.
SPEAKER: Kevin Maton, network director at SEWM
CIC Speaking at the recent event, the sector expert believes there is a vital role for social enterprise to play in the proposed transformation of public services and by 'doing what his own organisation preaches' underlines the real opportunities that lie behind the Big Society's marketing rhetoric.
Melanie Mills, chief executive of SEWM
, said: "The awards celebrate social enterprise and highlight outstanding work across the West Midlands.
Melanie Mills, business services assessor at SEWM
, was delighted with the response from Coventry and Warwickshire.
Melanie Mills, Business Services Assessor at SEWM
, said: "There has never been a better time for social enterprise to build on its recent growth.
Kevin Maton, network director of SEWM
, said: "The prospectus aims to galvanise everyone who operates in the sector from the social entrepreneurs who make it happen, to the consumer who benefits, the public sector who procure services and business support agencies who are there to facilitate growth.
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The news comes as SEWM
has launched a new quarterly magazine in a bid to spread the word about setting up projects and businesses aimed at helping the socially deprived.
network director Kevin Maton said: "We are extremely pleased with the decision because all the projects will be addressing gaps in provision identified by our members and delivered by organisations with a track record in supporting the sector including UnLtd World, iSE, brap and More than Outputs.
network director Kevin Maton said: "Social Enterprise Day is a great opportunity for us to inspire the next generation of social entrepreneurs and help them turn their ideas into something real.