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Can you train to be a Social Entrepreneur? Yes! – 9 options to consider

Your calling may be Social Enterprise but you may not know where to start when it comes to converting your idea into reality. Don’t worry – you are not alone. Fortunately there are a variety of training programmes and organisations …

What’s the biggest challenge preventing you from delivering your social vision?

“Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all other people can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.” (Jeffrey Gitomer)   Spring is finally upon us! We find that this is the perfect time to reflect upon whether …

How do you take your social enterprise to international markets? 7 Pointers

The social vision you have for your social enterprise may turn your focus to international territories. Perhaps, the community that you are intending to help is based internationally and so from the outset your organisation will need to be operational …

Google Glass & Medopad: Rich and Dan tell their story

After receiving an overwhelming response at CeBIT 2014 for the launch of the world’s first enterprise medical apps on Google Glass, I had to catch up with Medopad co-founder and Impact Hub Westminster member Dr. Rich Khatib Shahidi to find …

What should you consider when setting up a Social Enterprise? 5 Considerations

The number of social enterprises in the UK continues to rise. According to government data* there are over 70,000 social enterprises employing over 1 million people.  More and more social entrepreneurs are intent on improving their communities and are setting …

What can social entrepreneurs learn from Sharad Vivek Sagar? 3 Lessons

Hello everyone. If you have been following our Twitter account @hubwestminster you may have seen the following quote – “For too long, information, opportunities, and resources have been constraints, they need to be the bridges.” – Sharad Vivek Sagar. It …

How can Social Businesses use mobile technology to create Social Impact? – 5 Ways

You may have heard – mobile phone usage is on the rise and it has been widely predicted that during 2014 mobile internet usage will overtake desktop internet usage.* One third of Facebook users and one half of Twitter users …

Want to become an apprentice in a startup or social enterprise? 4 great opportunities

To mark National Apprenticeship Week (3 – 7 March) we have compiled a list of top opportunities available in London for those interested in joining a startup or social enterprise as an apprentice: If you are a small business owner …

What does Impact mean to you? 10 quotes from our members

We have a particular focus here at Impact Hub Westminster  – our name is a big clue but if you haven’t attended an event or visited to enquire about membership you might not know what we mean by ‘Impact’. We …