West Midlands overview
There are an estimated 5,554 social enterprises in the West Midlands supporting around 156,456 jobs. Baseline mapping research undertaken in 2007/2008 provides the most recent regional picture of the sector. View summary of key findings.
In addition to Social Enterprise West Midlands there are networks that operate at a local level:
BSSEC (Birmingham & Solihull Social Economy Consortium) – is a practitioner-led network of agencies and enterprises involved in the social economy in Birmingham and Solihull.
Partners for Social Enterprise – is a partnership of organisations involved in the development and support of social enterprise in Herefordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire.