HKCSS has published SE Good Start - "A Practical Guide of Setting up a social enterprise" and "Choosing a Legal Form and Recommended Practices" to provide practical information to aspiring social entrepreneurs. The contents cover the distinction between social enterprise and general business enterprise; five stages of setting up a Social Enterprise: Inspire, Incubate, Innovate, Invest, Impact; and, information on structuring and choosing a legal form for SEs, as well as recommended practices for SEs, case studies and analysis.
SE Good Start comprises two books. You are welcome to request hard copies or read the online version.
For PoD A Practical Guide of Setting up A Social Enterprise
For PoD Choosing a Legal Form and Recommended Pracitces
For PoD SE Good Start Leaflet
Besides publishing the SE setup guide, SEBC also provides an all-round support to social enterprises, including consultation for start up SEs, capacity building programme, and the management of different start-up and scale-up fundings. HKCSS actively engages various stakeholders to discuss different social issues, so as to collectively explore social innovative ideas that best addresses the needs of the society.
Project is funded by Home Affairs Bureau