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Webinar: The role of social business in the new normal

June 17th 2020

Coronavirus will change the economy in dramatic and unforseen ways. What role can social business play in the “new normal” and to help respond to the coming challenges that lie ahead?

Image courtesy of Ian Schneider on Unsplash

Date:  22 July 2020
Time:  3pm


Jake Henry, Vibe Youth CIC

Jake is co-founder of Vibe Youth, a community interest company founded in 2017 that works with young people at risk of social isolation and disengagement

Dr Mark Lang, Consultant

Mark is an expert in place based sustainable local economic development and has authored of a number of deep place studies inlcuding of Tredegar, Llandovery and Pontypool

Jane Ryall, UnLtd

Jane is Social Entrepreneur Support Manager for Wales  for social enterprise charity Unltd. She works directly with social entrepreneurs to help support and develop their ideas and take them to market.

What it’s about

Businesses have taken an unprecedented hit by the Coronavirus. For some business is busier than ever while for others, staff are furloughed and the future uncertain. This webinar explores what the role of social business during and coming out of the pandemic. Is there scope to grow the social business sector and what makes them well placed to play a greater role?

Join us for a panel discussion about how social business are often born from specific places and experiences and why the social purpose at their core matters.

Why you should participate

By participating you will find out more about how social business have been responding to the Coronavirus. You will hear more about their work and perspectives on what role they have in building a fairer and more resilient economy.

How to get involved

Attendance is free but you must register in advance by clicking the button below.  We welcome questions in advance as well as questions during the webinar, although we do not promise to be able to include every one.

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