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Almost 300 community micro-enterprises now operating across Somerset

Three years on and now almost 300 community micro-enterprises are operating across the county to support people to live independently at home. Somerset County Council, St Margaret’s Hospice and the Somerset Community Foundation have worked with the social enterprise Community Catalysts to deliver a project that helps people with good ideas to set up a […]

Independent care and support providers get together in West Somerset

Over a dozen would-be care providers came together last week for advice and support about how to set up and launch their independent enterprises. The event, hosted by Community Catalysts in partnership with Somerset County Council, was part of the Micro-enterprise project, an initiative aimed at harnessing the talents and imagination of local people to […]

Somerset helps small care providers set up

Somerset County Council is encouraging small care and support providers to set up business in a bid to give local people more choice over their care. Rhys Davies, Project Co-ordinator at Community Catalyst, the company commissioned by Somerset County Council to run the two-year project, said: “The project aims to give small start-ups and existing […]