It's said that 80% of running a social enterprise is the same as
running a conventional business. It's the 20% difference
is what makes social enterprise so exciting, but also
makes it a difficult route to go down.
Successfully keeping the 'triple botton line' balls -
financial, social and environmental - in the air often requires
access to expert support from business advisers that know what they
are talking about.
Advisers included in this directory, and others to be
added, have all been assessed and
accredited as business advisers with additional
competency in social enterprise by SFEDI - the Small
Firms Enterprise Development Initiative www.sfedi.co.uk