Legal form of ownership:
Due to the charitable nature of our services and due to the fact that all of our activities are for community benefit we believe that a Social Enterprise is the most appropriate vehicle to help us achieve our aims. We are also a Social Firm as 100% of our staff are disabled.
A Social Enterprise – A Definition
Social enterprises are businesses that trade to tackle social problems, improve communities, people’s life chances, or the environment. They make their money from selling goods and services in the open market, but they reinvest their profits back into the business or the local community.
A Social Firm – A Definition
A Social Firm is a business created for the employment of people with a disability or disadvantage in the labour market; It is a business which uses its market-oriented production of goods and services to pursue its social mission.
We are regulated by OSCR and governed by a mandated constitution. Our activities are overseen by an elected board of trustees from across sectors including charitable, education, employability and the business sector.