Diary of Events

Attend a free Red Ochre mini-course

For anyone with curiosity, an idea or early stage organisation or project In partnership with Kairos Europe, we are running a free training programme (funded by Erasmus Plus) at our offices in London next year. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone to work with others on their idea – or to come up with one from scratch –  and then learn how to turn this into a viable project or social enterprise. Read more »

Introduction to Social Enterprise

Explore and understand this global phenomenon, learn how you too can change the world. WHEN 31st October 2017, 10:00 to 13:00 WHERE British Library Business & IP Centre – 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB COST £15.00, inc. VAT, inc. eventbrite fees Read more »

Business Booster – The Business Model Canvas

Where: The British Library IP Centre, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB When: 10:00-13:00, Wednesday 16th August 2017 How Much: £50 inclusive of VAT More information: Eventbrite Read more »

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Congratulations to SenSat

On Tuesday 21st November SenSat, friend and occasional client of Red Ochre, launched a photo essay book called “A snapshot in time: Photographs and stories from a year in SenSat Operations”. Many of the photos are captured from SenSat’s automated drone surveying platform Mapp and are spectacular. If you can get a copy of the book you won’t be disappointed.     Read more »

Social Enterprise in Kazakhstan

Uday ran a successful Train the Trainer Social Enterprise Bootcamp for 20 existing and potential consultants and trainers in Atyrau, Kazakhstan during October. The city near the Caspian Sea has experienced considerable growth because of the energy sources being exploited nearby. A growing interest in Social Enterprise has resulted in a number of initiatives in the country. The Bootcamp, part of a continuing support programme funded by Chevron and managed by the British Council, will establish a cohort of experts to support entrepreneurs and projects. Read more »


Long term friend and occasional client Kevin Osborne has managed an incredible achievement. MeWe360, which he launched in 2013, aims to help entrepreneurs from BAME backgrounds. Now based in two buildings in Soho Square, London, MeWe360 provides work space, mentoring and introductions to potential investors to those entrepreneurs. There are 2 wings to MeWe360, a charity arm and a social enterprise. The project has recently received just over £1m in funding from the Arts Impact Fund, supported by NESTA and the Arts Council England as well as other funders. Kevin wants to ensure that BAME entrepreneurs, particularly in music and Read more »

Chamber Business Awards 2017

The hotly contested annual national winners of the British Chamber of Commerce Chamber Business Awards will be announced on the on 30th November at the Brewery London. Entries are based on regional heats leading to a shortlist that are judged for the prestigious National Awards. For the 10th year running Uday Thakkar has been a panel judge for the awards. This year Uday judged entries for Excellence in Customer Service, over the years he has also judged entries for Best Use of Technology and Small Business of the Year. The 2018 Awards competition will be launched on 1st March 2018 Read more »

Teach Seville applications open

For all TEFL, CELTA, TESOL graduates who want to teach in academies and in community settings for social impact… Applications are now open for Red Ochre’s Teach Seville programme and close at 11.pm Sunday 22nd October 2017. To apply, please download and complete an application form and send it, along with your CV, to the Founder of Teach Seville – Martin: martin@redochre.org.uk   Read more »

What to expect from GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in UK law on the 25th May 2018. Here’s a quick recap of what to expect and where to get more information. Individuals to have greater control over personal data online Businesses to be held accountable for securing data New powers, sanctions and offences Important step to adapt to the digital age More information: Download guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Source: Accountancy Age for an explanatory narrative. Read more »

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