Social Enterprises: Are They Becoming Mainstream?


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A recent research released by the Social Economy Alliance suggests consumers prefer to buy social, but in The Guardian's open thread, questions surface: Will social enterprises ever underpin the UK economy?

Furthermore, do people think social enterprises will become a mainstream business model in the next few years? Barriers still exists such as funding and the recent social enterprise turnover decline.


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