Social Enterprise Lancashire Network – Selnet

Are you interested in social enterprise?

Then you’ve come to the right place! 


Welcome to Selnet, the Social Enterprise Network for Lancashire.

Since 2007 we have been supporting social enterprises across Lancashire, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen to connect, develop and grow, through:

  Our vibrant, impactful membership network

  Specialist business start-up and growth advice and support

  Securing opportunities for our members

  Developing and leading partnerships

 Promotion and representation on a local, regional and national basis

 

How can we help you?

For information and support please get in touch – contact the Selnet team:

   Call 01772 200690

  Email hello@selnet-uk.com

 @SelnetLtd on Facebook, on Twitter and on Instagram

  We look forward to hearing from you.

Selnet Ltd
For People  |  For Business  |  For Good

 

💬 "The work that Preston Vocational Centre do is truly remarkable. The amount of students that they reach each year who are able to achieve a qualification in an environment where they are nurtured and understood."⭐ Our Daisy Carlyle-Ryan and Jill Blanshard had a fantastic evening with Preston Vocational Centre and Community Gateway Association seeing qualifications awarded to students. Here's what they had to say:"Jill and I had a lovely evening at the Preston Vocational Centre Awards night! It was brilliant to see all the students receive their City and Guilds accredited qualifications in construction. "There were also awards for students who have excelled this year in different aspects of construction, including the Most Improved and Student of the Year."The work that Preston Vocational Centre do is truly remarkable. The amount of students that they reach each year who are able to achieve a qualification in an environment where they are nurtured and understood. "The staff do amazing work and we are really proud to have them as part as our Invest In Youth project in Preston." - Daisy Carlyle-Ryan, Invest in Youth Preston's Partner Support Officer.ℹ Read more about Preston's Invest in Youth project here: selnet-uk.com/preston-invest-in-youth/#investinyouthpreston #preston #qualifications #awardscc: Preston City Council ... See MoreSee Less
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😃Hello @followers! This is a great opportunity for Selnet (Social Enterprise Lancashire Network) members - on Friday there is an Understanding Artificial Intelligence (Ai) workshop being delivered by the fantastic Chris Trickett who is a specialist in this field!Limited spaces available - for Selnet members only. Link and details in original post below ℹ #SelnetMember #Ai #socialenterprise #lancashire #blackburn #blackburnwithdarwen #blackpool📢 Selnet Member notice!! On 19th July in Blackburn there will be a popular workshop with 16 spaces exclusively available for Selnet members: Understanding Artificial Intelligence (Ai) will be including an introduction to Chat GPT, and delivered by tutor and Chartered Business Advisor Chris Trickett, Community CVSℹ Chris is an accomplished user of Ai – so this workshop is a great opportunity to understand and access his experience to explain complex technologies.✅ The approach of this workshop is contemporary and process-driven, with strategic troubleshooting, and practical tips to enhance sustainability and commercial success, turning them into accessible and useful tools for everyone.⭐ Being a member of Selnet is being part of our fantastic sector, with fees reinvested back into support and training for members. If there are specific training, workshop or networking requests, please email hello@selnet-uk.com. 🔜 Not a member of our social enterprise network? Join us! Visit selnet-uk.com/join-selnet/ for more information.☑ Our work is all about enabling our sector to start up, develop, connect and grow.#socialenterprise #network #lancashire #blackburn #blackburnwithdarwen #blackpool #AI @followers ... See MoreSee Less
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⭐ Brilliant update from Daisy Carlyle-Ryan and Jill Blanshard from Selnet's UKSPF team:💬 "We’ve held our Invest In Youth meeting at Preston Vocational Centre - thanks to Martin Grayson and Chris Webb for their great hospitality. We had a lovely tour of their facilities that train a range of young people up in practical skills. It was great to get to together face to face with our partners who have shared their experience on Invest In Youth and how they plan to support young people coming up the new school year."The partners involved are: Preston Vocational Centre, Beanstalk Business Centre CIC, Wot Wud U Do, Education Business Partnership NW PNE Community and Education Trust Creativity Works Preston. Preston’s Invest in Youth (IIY) project is specifically designed to support young people in Preston aged between 14 and 24 years. This project engages with eligible residents who are furthest from the labour market, helping them overcome their personal barriers to economic activity.ℹ Find out more here: selnet-uk.com/preston-invest-in-youth/cc: Preston City Council#levellingup #UKSPF #skills #training #InvestInYouth #preston ... See MoreSee Less
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📢 Selnet Member notice!! On 19th July in Blackburn there will be a popular workshop with 16 spaces exclusively available for Selnet members: Understanding Artificial Intelligence (Ai) will be including an introduction to Chat GPT, and delivered by tutor and Chartered Business Advisor Chris Trickett, Community CVSℹ Chris is an accomplished user of Ai – so this workshop is a great opportunity to understand and access his experience to explain complex technologies.✅ The approach of this workshop is contemporary and process-driven, with strategic troubleshooting, and practical tips to enhance sustainability and commercial success, turning them into accessible and useful tools for everyone.⭐ Being a member of Selnet is being part of our fantastic sector, with fees reinvested back into support and training for members. If there are specific training, workshop or networking requests, please email hello@selnet-uk.com. 🔜 Not a member of our social enterprise network? Join us! Visit selnet-uk.com/join-selnet/ for more information.☑ Our work is all about enabling our sector to start up, develop, connect and grow.#socialenterprise #network #lancashire #Blackburn #blackburnwithdarwen #blackpool #AI @followers ... See MoreSee Less
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🔊NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY - JOIN TEAM SELNET!Deadline for submissions: Monday 29th July (midday/12pm)Interviews: Wednesday 31st July💡Selnet’s Board of Directors are working to strengthen our position within Lancashire’s business support eco-system by recruiting a Head of Business Services. This role will include the management, delivery and sustainability of Selnet’s business support services and social enterprise membership base.🧩 Selnet are renowned across Lancashire for leading Social Enterprise sector development having operated for 18 years and supported a vibrant membership network of likeminded social entrepreneurs. We provide a range of capacity building support services, resources and opportunities to increase our sector’s competitiveness, sustainability and impact.✅In addition, we have established an excellent track record in delivering business support services across all sectors. In October 2023, we joined the Boost (5) programme delivering the Flying Start service for new businesses and entrepreneurs. Our team of skilled business advisers work across 10 Lancashire districts supporting aspiring entrepreneurs to start in business and enabling newly established business to further develop, connect and grow.🏵 During this time of change in the external environment and increased social pressures it is crucial at Selnet that we maintain and enhance opportunities for our organisation and for the businesses we are here to support.📈We are looking for a dynamic individual with a good understanding of business support needs and contract management – motivated by the impact you have on others.This job role is initially for a fixed term of 12 months.Read more and download the job description and application information here: selnet-uk.com/recruitment-for-head-of-business-services/cc Selnet (Social Enterprise Lancashire Network) Board members: Recycling Lives Wot Wud U Do NWTDT | Pathways Associates CIC Spring into Action CIC Lancashire Women Veterans In Communities PAC - Positive Action in the Community#socialenterprise #recruitment #businessdevelopment #Membership #jobopportunity ... See MoreSee Less
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