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A New Beginning?

Brexit from the view point of a Co-operative Activist in Sunderland. Read SES Director Mark Saddington’s Brexit views recently published in an article for the Institute of Nonprofit Health Care Cooperation (INHCC) Journal Tokyo Japan. On June 23rd 2016 my wife, Anita and I walked to the polling station at St Andrews Church, Roker, City […]

Move It Studios wins North Tyneside Social Responsibility Award

Having supported Helen and her team at  Move It Studios, we are delighted to be able to share with you their success as overall winner of the Social Responsibility Award at last night’s North Tyneside Business of The Year Awards 2015 . Move It Studios is a dance, performance and fitness studio in the heart […]

Vote SES – Skills and Opportunities Fund

Following on from the success of our Women’s programme with RBS we have been short listed for the Skills and Opportunities fund This will enable us to bring support to more individuals in the area  and will lead to the creation of new micro and community businesses by encouraging a culture of self-help enterprise learning […]

Enterprising YHN tenants make their own money

Over 40 Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) customers have benefitted from starting their own business thanks to the Make Your Own Money project, run in partnership with Sustainable Enterprise Strategies (SES) and North East Procurement (NEP). Customers from across the city have sought the help of YHN and SES to set up a range of businesses, […]

Red Diamond Community Theatre

After their success at Edinburgh Fringe 2015, Red Diamond Community Theater has been invited to preform ‘Bedsocks and Secrets’ at the Theater Royal, Newcastle. Written by John Dixon and Alison Stanley, co- founder of the Community Interest Company, this original production is gritty and moving with a touch of northern humor, and takes a sometimes […]

Co-operative Identity Toolkit

Introducing the Co-operative Identity Toolkit Thank you very much indeed for adopting the global Co-operative Marque. Together the Marque and a .coop domain form our Co-operative Identity, a key pillar of the movement’s Blueprint for a Co-operative Decade. We believe that the greater visibility there is for the co-operative model that this will help make […]

Al-Ameen Honey

Naseem Suleman, from Denton Burn, recently became self-employed when she set up Al-Ameen Honey Products Ltd with her husband Amin. Her passion for natural food led her to realise how difficult it was to source pure, unpasteurised honey and this obvious gap in the market soon set her mind racing. She said: “There’s a huge […]

Paws to Play Dog Crèche

Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) has teamed up with Sustainable Enterprise Strategies (SES) to launch its Make Your Own Money project that will support YHN customers to start their own businesses. SES has already helped scores of budding entrepreneurs with business start-ups and now they’re sharing their expertise with YHN tenants to help them get their […]

Event Opening 21st December 2013

SES is a social enterprise company with more than three decades of practical experience in promoting and supporting all kinds of enterprise. We deliver business support services using our own unique Improving Livelihoods: Prospecting for Enterprise™ model. Our individually tailored, hands-on approach is very effective and highly regarded by our clients.