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Grow your business and social impact The Exemplas Social Enterprise Growth Hub can help you realise the full potential of your ‘Enterprise’ to help you maximise your ‘Social’ gain. Our experienced growth advisors will help you: • Review your strategy and business model • Highlight opportunities and barriers to growth • Build a costed, practical action plan with clear growth objectives • Locate secure available grant/support funding for future development Make a bigger impact – develop a more sustainable future!

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Robert Ashton’s latest book ‘How to be a Social Entrepreneur’ is available on Amazon. He is also an entrepreneur and campaigner who advises social entrepreneurs in the East of England. www.robertashton.co.uk


Do you want FREE help and advice for your social enterprise? If your business is community-based and concerns food, you could be taking advantage of a comprehensive package of free support from the Making Local Food Work programme. We can offer you:

Up to five days’ business advice from expert advisers on any issue, from business planning and human resources to finance and asset management

Practical hands-on support from an individual business mentor, who will help you over a three month period to foster the growth of your business

Fully-funded visits to successful businesses similar to your own, to inspire you with new ideas, learn new ways of doing things and re-kindle enthusiasm for your enterprise

Find out more about the Specialist Enterprise Support programme delivered by the Plunkett Foundation as part of the Making Local Food Work project by contacting Richard Snow on 01993 814388 or email richard.snow@plunkett.co.uk

Words That Work Why not share your enterprise challenge with Robert Ashton? He understands, cares and above all delivers real results! When our hopes of a new school were dashed, we hired Robert. Now three months later we have a site, investors and support in Westminster – “He is amazing and ‘weaves magic’ in getting people together!”– Karin Heap, Head Teacher Chapel Road School, Norfolk ‘Fast, friendly and very effective – we are already more confident about income generation.’ – Annabelle Waterfield, Herts Action on Disability

Robert Ashton the barefoot entrepreneur

“Social enterprises need social entrepreneurs. This book will help you decide if you’ve got what it takes to be one.” – Peter Couchman, Chief Executive, Plunkett Foundation

“I was genuinely impressed by how comprehensive it is!”– Peter Holbrook, CEO, Social Enterprise Coalition

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Rent Units 7B & 7E

£450 per month

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Units 7A,7C & 7F

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Space to grow Warehouse space to rent in March

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Do you want to make a difference in today’s world? Are you thinking of starting a business or have you outgrown your current premises? Then join the Social Enterprise revolution! Now available 6 new warehouse units, ranging in size from 73m² to 85m², which will provide you with the perfect opportunity to grow your business in a supportive environment. All units have been designed with an ‘easy in easy out’ system, secure and independent access and communal washrooms. With a competitive rent, that covers all basic amenities, these units give you the ideal chance to start a business that could change the world.

European Regional Development Fund

This project is funded by East of England Development Agency

Rent Units 7B & 7E

£450 per month

Unit 7D

£460 per month

Units 7A,7C & 7F

£500 per month

All units include rates, heat & light, building insurance and upkeep of communal area. There is no VAT liability on this rent. Not included in the rents are on-costs such as contents insurance, waste disposal and cleaning. Warehouses are located at: Renewal Park, Foundry Way, Longhill Road, March, Cambs PE15 0WR



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Profile for Social Enterprise East of England

InTouch Issue 33  

Spring 2011 The only magazine devoted to Social Enterprise. Over the 32 pages you will read information, inspiration and news stories.

InTouch Issue 33  

Spring 2011 The only magazine devoted to Social Enterprise. Over the 32 pages you will read information, inspiration and news stories.

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