Recently supported social enterprises
Through our award winning Beyond Business programme we nurture and launch new social enterprises in east London. Below you can find some of our most recently supported social enterprises.
Cracked It trains and employs at-risk young people to repair cracked smartphones as an enterprising route away from crime and towards employment.
Culinary and catering training for Londoners living in temporary hostel accommodation culminating in supper clubs for the public. The income from the supper clubs to be used to fund deposits for flats for the trainees.
A mental health support service for NEETS. Helping them back into education and/or employment
RenewEL aims to provide training and meaningful work opportunities for the homeless, long term unemployed, those recently out of prison, recovering from addiction or with mental health problems. The main products will be bespoke furniture made from pallets and discarded timber. Training will be in basic carpentry and furniture making.
Inclusive, affordable yoga classes for all, transcending shape, size, ability, health and wealth - the revenue accumulated will fund yoga classes for members of the community that would benefit from, but often have limited access to, yoga and wellbeing services.
The Hard Yard is a fitness brand employing people leaving prison to lead tough workouts accross London.
Baking Well will support volunteers who have experienced mental health problems to produce a selection of delectable tray bakes as part of their recovery. Profits from the enterprise will be donated to a mental health charity that specialises in supporting people back into work.
DayOld is a surplus food social enterprise, tackling food waste and food poverty with London's first surplus food box scheme.
Football Beyond Borders Services exists to support the work of Football Beyond Borders Charity and provide employment opportunities for the young people from disadvantaged backgrounds who the charity works with through the creation of "Football for All" Academies and through the provision of youth-led, youth-focused digital media and production services.
Settle is a social enterprise that helps homeless young people moving into their first home. Settle equip young people with the skills needed to live independently so that they move forwards, not backwards.
Well Grounded tackles youth unemployment by providing young people from disadvantaged communities with a career in the coffee industry. Young people will complete a year long programme of training resulting in an accreditation as a Professional Barista.
WiPERS is a youth justice social enterprise. We specialise in engaging and empowering young people through delivering relationship-based, person-centered interventions.
0203 598 4109
Find Your Spark provides one to one and group positive coaching psychology programmes to 11-25 year olds. The results are increased wellbeing, academic attainment and engagement within education leading clients to flourish within school/college/the work place.
07834 552 514
Offering complete event management solutions in London, specialising in community based events and activities. DoLittle provides specialist service for creation, production and management of memorable indoor and outdoor events.
020 3637 1025
Offering home-based one-to-one personal training sessions to people who are housebound or socially isolated who both want and need to become more physically active as a way to prevent or reduce the risk of developing long-term medical conditions.
A university student based tutoring service, employing university students and providing affordable private tutoring to primary school pupils from disadvantaged and migrant backgrounds.
A Hackney-based social enterprise that works with schools and community groups to create challenging, exciting and educational outdoor opportunities for children and young people in London.
A community cafe and arts space opening in East London in summer 2014, providing locally sourced, seasonal food and drinks and running a creative programme of workshops to local residents and schools in self-esteem, happiness and well being.
Supporting young people who are falling behind at school to develop their literacy, confidence and perseverance by providing them with one-to-one attention in an unconventional learning environment.
A social enterprise that provides affordable music business support services to disenfranchised young people with new, emerging and existing talent.
Provides reliable, flexible security at low cost by placing individuals who are dedicated to voluntary work in properties that would otherwise be empty, thereby ensuring they are maintained in a safe and secure condition.
Provides an innovative and integrated employment and CSR service for businesses, whilst creating sustainable job opportunities for people at all levels in their employment journeys and from all backgrounds.
07740 485 855
Delivers practical educational workshops to schools and the community exploring the entwined themes of creativity, entrepreneurship and environment.
0203 417 0208 / 07883 011 256
Provides pivotal services and support to organisations that work with vulnerable families and adults to create a cost-effective, self-supporting community infrastructure.
07950 835 113
A social enterprise that supports and empowers deprived and disabled individuals by engaging them in Tae Kwondo and other Martial Arts related activities.
07939 955 988