Presentation on theme: "St Albans & District Strategic Partnership Annual Community Conference 2013."— Presentation transcript:
St Albans & District Strategic Partnership Annual Community Conference 2013
Welcome Councillor Julian Daly Chair, St Albans & District Strategic Partnership Executive Leader, St Albans City & District Council
Creating value in your Community Temi Odesanya Membership Officer
What is social enterprise? Businesses driven by social and/or environmental purpose, as set out in their governing documents Trading organisations Reinvest at least half their profits towards their social mission Are accountable and transparent Inclusive governance structures Assets are often locked for community benefit The Big Issue: A magazine supporting homeless people Divine Chocolate: A chocolate company working with worker co- ops in Ghana Hill Holt Wood: Preserving an ancient woodland and providing education programmes Sandwell Community Caring Trust: a social enterprise delivering adult social care
What is social enterprise?
Snapshot of the sector No. of social enterprises in the UK = 70,000 Total annual income = £54.9 billion Contribution (GVA) to the UK economy = £18.5 billion Employing 973,700 people Optimism for future growth.
Social Enterprise UK Established in 2002 as the national body for social enterprise (as a coalition) Membership organisation: almost 700 members; reach to over 10,000 Board of 10 people – all CEOs of social enterprises Council of 50 – elected by members – represent different sectors and geographical regions Funded by a mix of contracts, grants, sponsorship, member fees and paid-for services
“Members at the heart....” Established in 2002 as the national body for social enterprise (as a coalition) Board of 10 people – all CEOs of social enterprises Council of 50 – elected by members – represent different sectors and geographical regions Funded by a mix of contracts, grants, sponsorship, member fees and paid-for services Membership organisation: over 600 members; reach to over 10,000 Social enterprises, charities, private businesses Main purposes: Supporting social enterprises to thrive Developing the evidence base for social enterprise Influencing policy and political agendas Showcasing the benefits of social enterprise Broker, facilitator, market builder
What we do at SEUK Create environment for social enterprise to thrive Research – establish evidence-base for social enterprise Develop policy Showcase examples of social enterprise Create information, tools, guides, training, mentoring, info- development Broker, facilitator and market builder Build networks through events and specialist forums Strategic relationships with every govt departments
Who are our stakeholders? Social enterprises Businesses and public bodies that want to support them Local and national Government EU and international partners Media; academics; researchers Consumers and taxpayers Beneficiaries of social enterprise (= everyone!)
Main social and/or environmental objectives
Inside social enterprises 52% of social enterprises actively employ people who are disadvantaged in the labour market (e.g. Long-term unemployed, ex-offenders, disabled people) 84% of social enterprises recruit staff locally 87% of respondents indicated that their organisation actively aimed to minimise its environmental impact Double the number of social enterprises expect the numbers employed to increase compared to SME’s
Thank you! Any questions...
Changing demographics of the District Paul Howes Policy and Performance Manager
Population : What has changed? Recent trend equivalent to: ≈1,300 people a year
Population : Where has the population grown?
Age : What has changed? Higher proportion of year olds Lower proportion of year olds Higher Proportion of year olds Higher Proportion of year olds
Age (under 5’s): Where has it changed?
Age (60-64): Where has it changed?
Ethnicity : What has changed?
Ethnicity: Where has it changed? General increase in non-white residents in the district, the map illustrates the areas of greater growth
Health : What has changed? N.B. different answer options in 2011, not directly comparable
Health : What has changed?
Health: Where is the very bad or bad health?
Education : What has changed?
Education: Where has it changed?
Employment : What has changed? Professional occupations -8th highest rate in England Managers, Directors and senior officials -16 th highest rate in England Associate Professional and technical occupations -20 th highest rate in England
Employment: Professional occupation
Unemployment data Number of people claiming Job Seekers Allowance in the St Albans City and District is 1,280 people or 1.4% (September 2013). This is 46 people fewer than the previous month and 280 fewer than September The District is the lowest rate in the County and joint 50th lowest rate in England (out of 326 local authorities). Sep 12 Oct 12 Nov 12 Dec 12 Jan 13 Feb 13 Mar 13 Apr 13 May 13 Jun 13 Jul 13 Aug 13 Sep %1.7% 1.6%1.7%1.8%1.7%1.6% 1.5% 1.4%
Economic Development Priorities
Community Survey – Headlines Higher or Lower is better Place Survey 2008/09 Community Survey 2010/11 Community Survey 2012 Improvement since 2010/11 % of people who believe people from difference backgrounds get on well together in their local area Higher85.3%81.4%86.8%Yes % of people feel that they belong to their local area/ neighbourhood Higher59.9%66.7%73.9%Yes Satisfied with your local area as a place to live Higher90% 94%Yes Satisfied with the way that St Albans City and District Council runs things Higher42%54%70%Yes Overall/ general satisfaction with local area Higher90.3%90.1%93.6%Yes Who feel they very and fairly strongly belong to their neighbourhood Higher60%67%74%Yes Perceptions of anti-social behaviourLower10.1%11.1%4.8%Yes Self-reported measure of people’s overall health and wellbeing Higher84.0%84.5%85.4%Yes
Community Survey – Headlines Higher or Lower is better Place Survey 2008/09 Community Survey 2010/11 Community Survey 2012 Improvement since 2010/11 Civic participation in the local areaHigher15.5%16.2%14.8%No % of people who feel they can influence decisions in their locality Higher26.7%33.7%26.5%No Participation in regular volunteeringHigher29.4%31.8%26.4%No
Thank you for listening
Population changes - Conference room Health- Conference room Employment and growth- Elliot suite (upstairs) Education - Yates suite (upstairs) Active Listening Workshops
David Lloyd Police and Crime Commissioner, Hertfordshire
Emerging themes from break out sessions James Blake Chief Executive, St Albans City and District Council
Comparing surveys with service data Analysing and targeting individual places and groups Data informing difficult financial choices General points
Impact on housing need – not just numbers but type and affordability Population growth creates economic potential but service pressure Growth in younger and older people - greater proportional service demand Need to ensure year olds can thrive in the District Education - Yates suite (upstairs) Population
Maximising potential of the professional population Linking successful businesses to the community Involving businesses in identifying and addressing skills gaps Education - Yates suite (upstairs) Employment and growth
Good analysis needed on timing, location and impact of new school places Positive routes for less academic young people – helps to fill skills gaps Tackling skills gaps across all generations Strengthen school/college links with local business and communities Education
Greater analysis/data on specific health issues and causes e.g. Mental Health Health data should inform voluntary services as well as statutory services Strengthen the links between GPs and local community initiatives Employment and growth- Elliot suite (upstairs) Education - Yates suite (upstairs) Health
Draw together the comments from the active listening sessions Consideration by the Strategic Partnership Comments used to shape the analysis, priorities and work programme Next steps
Reflections Councillor Julian Daly Chair, St Albans & District Strategic Partnership Executive Leader, St Albans City & District Council