What is a social enterprise? (by The Telegraph)

What is a social enterprise?

By Jonathan Bland (chief executive of the Social Enterprise Coalition) for The Telegraph

Social enterprises are becoming an increasingly popular business model and some such as The Big Issue, Café Direct and the Fifteen restaurant chain run by Jamie Oliver enjoy high profile success. But what makes today’s entrepreneurs want to start such a business and what are the legal structures which can help them to do so?

They want to change the world

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