New venture will boost growth at Creating Enterprise after winning top award

New venture will boost growth at Creating Enterprise after winning top award

Creating Enterprise has just won a major UK award for its spectacular 300 per cent growth has launched a new commercial venture to help others follow in their footsteps.

Creating Enterprise, a subsidiary of Cartrefi Conwy, has secured the licence to set up innovative Wales-wide learning and development programmes for companies, social enterprises and public bodies.

The Social Enterprise Academy will be using the model trailblazed in Scotland that’s now been replicated across more than a dozen countries as far afield as Canada, China and Australia.

Creating Enterprise, is working in partnership with the Wales Co-operative Centre who will be delivering the programmes in South Wales.

The launch comes on the heels of news that Creating Enterprise was named as the Growth Champion at the NatWest bank’s prestigious SE100 Social Business Awards in London.

Judges were impressed by the organisation’s rapid growth since it was established as a community interest company in 2015.

The most recent accounts show an increase in sales of more than 300 per cent, from £1.3 million to £5.4 million, with profits increasing at the same rate.

As well as maintaining properties, Creating Enterprise helps local people, including Cartrefi Conwy’s tenants, to find employment, training and volunteering opportunities.

For more information on Creating Enterprise, visit their website www.creatingenterprise.org.uk

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