Mythbusting – there are 68,000 social enterprises in Britain

The 62,000-68,000 figure is particularly annoying because its public use is so comically disconnected from its factual basis. Even if it’s impossible to define social enterprise into one neat answer, is it really too much for sector leaders and politicians to be consistent about what they mean when they talk about them?.. My latest mythbusting column for The Guardian‘s Social Enterprise Network on the ongoing and deeply spurious official claims that there are 68,000 social enterprises in the UK.

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