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Social Investment through the Cost of Living Crisis: South of Scotland

Social Investment Scotland, in partnership with South of Scotland Enterprise, invite you to an interactive session that will give you an overview of Social Investment and with the help of our social enterprise sector expert, we discuss the effects of the cost of living crisis on your organisation in the South of Scotland, your team, the sector as a whole and the route to recovery.

The session will cover –

  • Starting up and sustainability – The range of investors available in Scotland and how to access them
  • Loan types and structures – from buying assets to simple loans for cashflow
  • Getting investment ready and the further one-to-one support we can use to get you there

Our social enterprise expert, Ingrid Webb will focus on the effects of the increasing cost of living and her views on the key steps that could be taken to support your sustainability and recovery during this time of economic crisis. What questions should you be asking yourself?

As well as routes and options for the support in Scotland (both financial and practical if available)

Ingrid WebbGuest speaker – Ingrid Webb, former CEO Cope, Shetland Soap Company
Ingrid has a 30-year career working in public and third sector organisations in both the Scotland and Australia promoting and developing meaningful social change. She has significant experience of leading complex organisations, supporting excellence within organisational practice, leading strategic planning, developing cohesive and effective teams, leading change, and supporting financial sustainability. Ingrid was CEO of COPE ltd., an award-winning retail based social enterprise, for 10 years.