Enterprise England is a company limited by guarantee with charitable objects, which is operated in an enterprise centre at: 2nd Floor at Maidstone House, Maidstone, Kent. Currently, Enterprise England is in the process of applying for registration as a charity with the Charity Commission.
To discover our social outcomes we carried out a ‘Beneficiaries and Benefits Survey’ which was completed by each of the organisations working on the 2nd Floor at Maidstone House. The completed Survey (below) reveals that 82.7% of those working at our enterprise centre qualify as charitable beneficiaries and are receiving charitable benefits in fulfilment of our objects.
WORKERS WHO QUALIFY AS CHARITABLE BENEFICIARIES 82.7%
Workers who qualify as charitable beneficiaries
Aged up to 30
Live a healthier lifestyle
Are good citizens
Receive on-site support
Are encouraged by others
Received business mentoring
Are helped by networking
To view the complete responses from the survey please click here (PDF format)
Age Group: Up to 30; 30-50; 50+
Gender: Male; Female
The objects of the charity are, for the public benefit:
The relief of unemployment, in particular but not exclusively unemployment amongst those who are disadvantaged by reason of youth, age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage, ex-servicemen and women, ex-offenders and craft workers, in such ways as may be thought fit and Including but not limited to:
The advancement of knowledge, education and training in all aspects of effective small business management, small business support, workspace management, traditional crafts and artisan skills, and social enterprise and its public dissemination, in particular but not limited to thorough research and training in its theory and practical application through work experience through its operation and through general publication.
The advancement of the arts, culture and heritage through the promotion and preservation of traditional crafts and artisan skills and the provision of advice and support to those who practice such crafts and skills.
The promotion of the efficiency and effectiveness of charities and the effective use of resources for charitable purposes, in particular but not limited to through providing support and workspaces, and providing advice and assistance to reduce reliance on donations and diversify income streams.
The advancement of industry, commerce and enterprise in particular but not limited to through training, education, support, workspace, mentoring, advice and assistance which:
The support of such other charitable purposes as the Trustees in their discretion think fit, subject to approval by a resolution of the Members.