Diary of Events

Leadership training at the British Library

When: Wed 25 July 2018, 10:00 – 13:00 Where: British Library Business & IP Centre, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB Read more »

Marketing and communications: getting your idea (or project, organisation) out there

In this workshop, you’ll get to work through marketing and communications ideas and come up with a plan with one of the social enterprise world’s most experienced marketing minds. Location: Red Ochre CAN Mezzanine, Old Street, London, N1 6AH Time: 10am-1pm, Thursday, May 17, 2018 Trainer: Robert Foster, Co-Founder of Red Ochre. Read more »

Introduction to Social Enterprise

Explore and understand this global phenomenon, learn how you too can change the world. WHEN 15th May 2018, 10:00 to 13:00 WHERE British Library Business & IP Centre – 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB Read more »

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Infographic: Sage guide to the Business Model Canvas

This is a pretty pithy summary of the Business Model Canvas from sage. It’s short, clear and practical. See the links above for more information or drop me a line with questions or comments if you’d rather speak to a person.   Read more »

Red Ochre client wins the 2018 Queen’s Award for Innovation

Ben Williams, founder and MD of Magmatech, will collect his prestigious Queen’s Award for Innovation award later in the year. Magmatech designs and produces energy efficient products for the buildings trades and sells them globally. Red Ochre has been supporting Magmatech for the last 18 months with strategy, marketing, growth and financial advice. Read more »

Helping social enterprise in Syria

Uday ran a 7 day social enterprise Bootcamp for a group of 18 Syrian social entrepreneurs in Beirut in March. The Syrian social entrepreneurs are attempting to tackle major problems under extremely difficult conditions. Demonstrating immense courage, resilience and enterprise the participants were tackling diverse issues such as supporting traumatised children to improve their lives, establishing centres to skill up young people, capacity building community groups and establishing a nationwide community legal services. Other projects included helping to launch and support app based businesses to create employment and opportunities in Syria. Supported by the British Council the Bootcamp explored concepts Read more »

Social Enterprise in Tunisia

There is a growth of interest in social enterprise in Tunisia. A country buffeted by a seismic political change and a collapse of its tourist industry – many entrepreneurs are taking it upon themselves to start solving social issues in a sustainable way. In March a group of 17 social entrepreneurs, academics and supporters got together to define what social enterprise could do for Tunisia and how the movement could be managed and supported better. The group also want to influence politicians in understanding and supporting social enterprise. The group agreed an action plan to engage more practitioners, academics and Read more »

Updated Red Ochre privacy policy

Our promise to you as Red Ochre is that we will only use your data to help us provide the right experience for you as a customer We’ll protect your data as if it’s our own We’ll always respect your choices on what we do with your data and how we contact you We’ll only keep it as long as necessary To read all of our privacy policy please click here. Read more »

Infographic: Three strategies for organic growth

This is an interesting graphic that summarises three strategies for organic growth in an organisation. For the full article see “Building an engine for growth that funds itself” at McKinsey.   Source: McKinsey Read more »

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