SES - Sustainable Enterprise Strategies

SES - Sustainable Enterprise Strategies

SES - Sustainable Enterprise Strategies

SES - Sustainable Enterprise Strategies


SES is an approved Big Potential provider.

Big Potential is administered by the Social Investment Business on behalf of the Big Lottery Fund in partnership with Locality, Social Enterprise UK, Charity Bank and the University of Northampton. to find out more click here


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Introducing SES

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.


We work with partners across the North East to:

  • Help people become self-employed.
  • Support people to start and grow traditional small businesses.
  • Help groups to start and grow mutuals, co-operatives, credit unions and other forms of social and community enterprise.
  • Boost enterprising activity of all kinds.

Our services include:

  • Advice and guidance – on all aspects of business start-up and growth.
  • Training – in all aspects of running a small business or social enterprise.
  • Consultancy – on project feasibility, measuring impact and project evaluation.
  • Workspace – a range of meeting rooms and premises to hire or rent.

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 […]