The Welsh public no longer want to be passive recipients but active players in the design and delivery of their care and well-being services, according to Wales’ national body for co-operatives and social enterprise.
Six social businesses from Wales are up for recognition in the Social Enterprise UK awards taking place in London on 23 November.
An innovative social investment initiative funded by Legal & General and managed by CAF Venturesome has just completed a second round of investment in Wales.
Creating quality employment, attracting private sector investment, delivering vital local services and encouraging community cohesion, are just a few of the substantial benefits social businesses bring to Wales’ most socially deprived areas, a new report has evidenced.
A new digital toolkit has been launched today to help local communities and voluntary groups to develop co-operatives delivering personal care and well-being services.