We couldn’t organise and host the 2021 Social Enterprise Awards Scotland without the generous support of our sponsors. A big thank you to them for helping to highlight and recognise the hard work of social enterprises across Scotland and the positive impact they deliver in our local communities.
BAM Nuttall is one of Europe’s largest construction companies, employing 20,000 people globally, with an annual turnover of £7 billion. BAM Group was founded over 150 years ago and collaborates with clients across private and public sector partnerships in the UK and internationally to deliver exceptional engineering and construction experiences with the purpose of creating sustainable environments that enhance peoples’ lives. BAM Nuttall is driven by a desire to deliver outcomes for clients and their customers, in a way that modernises the industry. They use digital engineering and a net zero carbon approach, placing sustainability and great people, at the heart of their organisation and projects. They strive to enhance the lives of the people and communities they work in and actively collaborate with their customers, supply chain and industry partners to achieve success through early engagement and long term relationships.
Keegan & Pennykid is a leading specialist third sector insurance broker, providing expert advice to social enterprises, charities and voluntary organisations throughout the UK. With access to a number of carefully selected insurers, as well as their own flagship third sector insurance policy “Encompass”, which provides cover to thousands of third sector organisations, they are able to offer the most appropriate terms and price to meet with every organisation’s specific needs. As a client, they can offer you risk management advice including advice on new and emerging insurable risks such as cyber security and are on hand to liaise with insurers on behalf of clients when they need to make a claim, providing advice and assistance throughout. Whatever your organisation’s needs, you can rely on their experienced team to provide you with advice and assistance when you need it, delivered with a personal and professional service.
The Social Enterprise Academy provides learning and development programmes for people and organisations working for social change. They help people to develop themselves, their teams and their organisations to create sustainable businesses and have greater social impact.Their programmes support organisations at all stages and focus on four key areas; leadership, enterprise, social impact, and personal development. Through the Social Enterprise in Education programme, they have supported over 1,000 schools across Scotland to set up pupil-led social enterprises. Since 2016, they have been replicating internationally and now have 13 hub teams around the world supporting social enterprise in their communities.
Bold is a small (and growing) creative studio with high standards and an appetite for social change. They specialise in ethical brands, charities and social enterprise. Their purpose is to provide top level design work and solid brand thinking to the third sector and in particular to advance the social enterprise movement in Scotland. They are a social enterprise themselves and know the landscape inside out. The creative team at Bold can work collaboratively with you to extract the creativity from within and help you through good design and brand strategy to develop a strong brand that will create a bond with your audience. They can give you the confidence to push the boundaries of design and marketing, to think a little bigger and achieve a lot more.