With more than 10 billion pounds in revenue, and 1.3 billion reinvested in social activities, social enterprises are thriving in the UK.
The SE100 Annual Report 2015 published by Natwest has counted 1244 social enterprises to date. With an impressive 80% growth rate in revenue, social enterprises in the UK are increasingly gaining momentum. The top 100 social enterprises recorded a 951% growth rate, compared to for-profit enterprises' growth rates, which are only at 65%.
The North West of the UK has been recognised as a leading region for social enterprises, and is home to many of the top performing social enterprises on the NatWest SE100 Index.
For more details on the SE100 Annual Report 2015, click here.