ANNOUNCEMENT - 14th September 2018

We regret to announce that The Platform has now closed.

We thank all staff, partners and associates for all their involvement in the organisation in assisting us with our vision and we do hope that the work started will continue to change lives for the better.

If you have an urgent enquiry please email info@theplatform.org.uk (this is a limited service but we will try to respond where possible).

Thank you again for your support.

(Click agree to view the website to find out more about the impactful work The Platform carried out)

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The latest news, ideas and stories from The Platform and our partners on doing business for good. Contact us if you would like to contribute your story.

“From Brighton to France” my Erasmus journey

August 17th, 2018|Comments Off on “From Brighton to France” my Erasmus journey

“From Brighton to France” my Erasmus journey By Walter Kreslins With the help of a course at The Platform, Walter Kreslin has turned his life around through his Erasmus experience opening his own Coffee Shop [...]

Space to Explore (and goats) in France

July 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Space to Explore (and goats) in France

Space to Explore (and goats)  Musings from a student mentor on an Erasmus+ trip to Normandy by Hannah Chapman   Where we stayed The Eco-gite L’Orangerie we stayed at was fantastic and provided a really [...]

Window into a Chef’s life

June 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Window into a Chef’s life

Musings from an Erasmus Trip to Sicily by Henry Schwaiger “Cannoli, a heart attack waiting to happen” is just one of the many phrases I could tell you about my recent trip to Palermo, Sicily. [...]

Meet the Growing Social Enterprise Team

June 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Meet the Growing Social Enterprise Team

2018 is the year of growth for The Platform and we are excited to welcome some real 'do-ers' to our team. We want to introduce you to our growing Social Enterprise staff who are coming [...]

Introducing the SEEK Budding Social Entrepreneurs 2018

June 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Introducing the SEEK Budding Social Entrepreneurs 2018

SEEK is a 6-month StartUp Programme supporting individuals to develop and test ideas tackling the most prominent local social and environmental challenges. The 2018 SEEK budding social entrepreneurs have faced challenges in their life and [...]

What is the point of Budgeting?

September 7th, 2017|Comments Off on What is the point of Budgeting?

On the lead up to our Budgets for Social Entrepreneurs masterclass this month we ask Matthew Walsh of Audeo Accounting why he believes budgets are a critical tool for people setting up or growing a social [...]