Where are the key hooks for social enterprise in the West Midlands from David Cameron’s speech launching his Governments ‘Big Society’ idea?
The speech set out in general how he wants to emphasise the need for active citizens to grasp the opportunities his Government is committed to delivering and creating a Big Society which he said;
Is where people …don’t always turn to officials, local authorities or central government for answers to the problems they face …but instead feel both free and powerful enough to help themselves and their own communities.
It’s about people setting up great new schools. Businesses helping people getting trained for work. Charities working to rehabilitate offenders.
Already the social enterprise movement is gearing up to assisting a whole range of individuals to better access working opportunities but we believe that is most effective where that workplace is one that is experiencing the very real pressures of ...more