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WHAT IS A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE?

Social Enterprises are business that are conducted for a social purpose.  They are both for profit and not for profit, but they aim to solve social issues.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WOODLANDERS FC AND WOODLANDERS ENTERPRISES LIMITED?

They are both registered as separate entities at companies house, so think of them as separate people.  They both have the same accountabilities and responsibilities.  They are part of the same family.

Woodlanders FC is a non-profit and as such it is important to provide a boundary between these entities, as Woodlanders Enterprises Limited is intended to be for profit.

WHAT IS COMMUNITY SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES?

There are a lot of mechanisms to support communities.  Corporate Social Responsibilities deals with large corporate entities and encourages them to support local communities.  Often many of these entities reduce support at the time when communities need them the most to support them.  Examples are closing parts of a business that strengthens the balance sheet, but close a large employer that a local community depends upon.

The Community Social Responsibility initiative is trying to establish another layer of protection for local communities.  The aim is to continually develop micro-businesses to mature into bigger entities.  They might even be the next top fifty UK enterprise.