Local Enterprise Partnership Sets Business Network to Create Social Enterprise City


The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) bids for a special business network to support the thriving local social enterprise sector.

LEP's objective is to establish new collaborations to generate new jobs for economic development. The Bristol and Bath Social Enterprise Network is bidding for the area to become a Social Enterprise City to attract job creation and employment, and make a major contribution to the local economy.


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