Using Match Trading to change local mindsets

By Alastair Wilson | 01 September 2021

Alastair Wilson explains how Match Trading grants can help local authorities grow a sustainable social economy

The social enterprise sector is worth £60bn and contributes 5% of jobs. These locally-rooted organisations support our most vulnerable and drive local economic growth. It is no wonder that it was the social economy – social enterprise, charities and community businesses – that stepped up during the pandemic, proving its vital role in tackling place-based inequalities.

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