Abstracts, PublicNet: 28 July, 2014

Social enterprises and rural development are important in helping Local Enterprise Partnerships to achieve their objectives according to new research.

Research by Defra found LEPs value and positively engage with the rural social enterprise sector. The interviews also revealed the benefits of this, including the ability of social enterprises to support economic growth and create employment opportunities, and help to meet social objectives.

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