Transition for Ex-Military Careers to Social Enterprise

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What does this mean?

Social enterprises are businesses that trade to tackle social problems, improve communities, people’s life chances, or the environment.  They make their money from selling goods and services in the open market, but they reinvest their profits back into the business or the local community. So when they profit, society profits.” 

James Lawrence CEO says – “When we started the business we knew that we wanted to make a difference and be there for our ex-servicemen and women. We knew that in order to do this we had to think differently and be different. This venture for us was not about making money, it was about putting our money where our mouth is. Becoming a Social Enterprise was the clearest and most sincere way to achieving our goal.”

Despite the companies infancy huge steps and achievements have been made thus far so that the company can fly autonomously in their field and the importance of this procurement is vital in defining the company’s ethos and dependable nature. The pleasing announcement made today by the Directors one of whom is ex-military himself is felt to be the keystone to their ongoing success and determination in bringing the change they desire in aiding and easing the gap from the services to civvy street.

This free to use Jobs Board has no hidden agenda it allows companies to tap into the outstanding performance and skill set of our trained soldiers. Along with new Jobs opportunities updateable via businesses throughout the UK there is also a wide selection of courses available through their learning partners. Searching through the relevant options for the candidate couldn’t be easier, whether the search be by accuracy of location, employer, skills or salary.

Becoming a Social Enterprise for the company has been no easy feat by itself as many will know there are many hoops to jump through before granted this status.

  • Businesses must have a clear social and/or environmental mission set out in their governing documents.
  • They must generate the majority of their income through trade
  •  Reinvest the majority of their profits
  • Be self-governed
  • Be majority controlled in the interests of the social mission and be fully accountable and transparent.


What is exciting about this young Company, refreshing and reassuring to their fellow peers is that Ex-Military Careers has one VERY clear Ex-Military trait, “They get the Job done!”.