Knowing you need an Impact Led Strategy is one thing; actually getting and implementing one is where the real fun starts. As a Social Entrepreneur, your purpose is not a job. It’s not even a career. It’s a way of life.
So, you want to change the world with your business. Brilliant. You’re now in the top 9% of socially-focussed SMEs in the UK. Go you! However, being a social entrepreneur means there are a few extra things you need to think about that non-socents don’t.
As a Housing Association, your procurement processes have the power to create genuine and lasting social change. Chances are, you already have a policy for social value procurement gathering dust somewhere – but are you actually implementing it?
A key trend that will continue over this 10-year period is providing care in the right places – so rather than people seeking help through hospital admissions the focus is on effective support at home and in care homes.