Anna Lynch – Business Advisor

From rags to environmental riches – meet the social enterprise in Gairloch transforming the local shoreline

Thirteen social entrepreneurs from across Scotland have secured a share of £65,000, just ahead of the Christmas period, from social enterprise start-up agency Firstport. Start It awards are part of the Scottish Government’s Social Entrepreneurs Fund, supporting individuals who are focussed on getting new ideas off the ground.

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Your top social businesses to support this Christmas

We asked, and you provided! Here’s the social enterprises you told us were doing great things this festive period! Check out their websites and consider supporting them to achieve their social missions.

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Black Lives Matter, bias and new beginnings: Firstport’s journey with Diversity and Inclusion in 2020

Diversity & Inclusion

In January this year, Firstport pledged to make this year the year we put diversity first.

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Engagement and Outreach Officer Job Pack

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School set to pilot “Last” Anti-Plastic Drive

Circular Economy, SEF - Start it

A new programme is set to be piloted in a North Lanarkshire primary school to inspire the next generation to think about plastic and the environment in a different way.

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