2016 Awards Shortlist


UK Social Enterprise of the Year - Sponsored by NatWest

Anglian Community Enterprise (ACE)

Bristol Community Healthcare 

Britain’s Bravest

Connection Crew



The Challenge


The Ortus Group

Homes for Good CIC

One to Watch Award - Sponsored by GLL

Beacon4Life CIC

Change Please

Commercial Foundations

Jobs, Friends, Houses

The Soap Co.

Creating Enterprise

Bespoke Childcare

Kinship Care (NI)

Freedom Bakery CIC

Social Impact Award - Sponsored by PwC

Enabling Enterprise

Enactus UK

Iridiscent Ideas

Shared Interest Society

Street League

Social Enterprise Academy

‘Buy Social’ - Market Builder Award - Sponsored by CAN

Salford City Council



Social Investment Scotland & Asda


Social Investment Deal of the Year - Sponsored by Big Society Capital

Bristol & Bath Regional Capital

CASA with Big Issue Invest

Energise Barnsley with Ignite

Ways To Wellness with Bridges Ventures & Newcastle CCG

Bristol Energy Co-operative with Social & Sustainable Capital, Power to Change and Triodos

Health and Social Care Social Enterprise - Sponsored by Mutual Ventures

Allied Health Professionals Suffolk

Bevan Healthcare 

Bristol Community Healthcare

Derventio Housing Trust

Revolving Doors Agency

Turning Point

Wellbeing Enterprises


Consumer Facing Social Enterprise - Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson

Big Issue

Divine Chocolate

Fair For You

From Babies with Love


Xcel Bowl

Market Hall Cinema

Torfaen Leisure Trust

Education, Training & Jobs Social Enterprise - Sponsored by Wates

Beyond Food / Brigade

Enabling Enterprise

The House of St Barnabas

PM Training

Real Ideas Organisation

Street League

Cycle Training Wales

Environmental Social Enterprise - Sponsored by Landmarc


Seagulls Re-Use Limited

The Big Lemon

The Skill Mill

Transport Planning & Engineering


Inspiring Youth Enterprise Award - Sponsored by P3

Business Launchpad


Phase CIC

Real Ideas Organisation

International Impact - Sponsored by the British Council

Alive & Kicking

Balloon Ventures

Divine Chocolate

Shared Interest Society


Social Enterprise Women's Champion - Sponsored by Santander

Angela Clements - Fair for You

Sarah Crawley - iSE

Maria Morgan - Kineara

Joy Foster - Made with Joy / Tech Pixies

Susan Aktemel - Homes for Good

Helen Giles - Real People HR 

Margaret Haddock