Social enterprise

A social enterprise is a commercial venture with social objectives. This section includes an overview of organisations providing advice and services for social enterprises.

Who to go to for advice

Social Enterprise UK

Social Enterprise UK is a membership organisation and the national body for social enterprise - business with a social or environmental mission. They represent a wide range of social enterprises, regional and national support networks and other related organisations .

Portobello Business Centre

Portobello Business Centre is the borough’s enterprise agency, partially funded by The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, they offer information, free advice and confidential guidance from qualified experts on the following issues:

  • Accessing finance
  • Debt and cash-flow management
  • Recruitment & Redundancy
  • Support for innovation or changing your business model
  • Accessing local supply chains and finding new local business opportunities

Visit the Portobello Business Centre website, or telephone: 020 7460 5050.