• In a nutshell

    As social entrepreneurs we seek innovative ways to unlock the potential of people, businesses and the communities that we serve more...

  • Social enterprise

    There are many ways of defining what a social enterprise is and what differentiates it from a standard business model. more...

  • Our commitment

    At Upturn we have thought long and hard about how we want to conduct our business and how we will work with colleagues and partners. more...

  • Governance

    Upturn seeks excellence in every aspect of its business. This is reflected in our confirmed codes of conduct, policies and procedures more...

Welcome to Upturn

Serving Communities … People … Businesses … Encouraging Enterprise

Upturn is a recognised non-profit Social Enterprise Limited by guarantee that is committed to assist individuals, public, private and third sector organisations and businesses unlock and fulfil their potential. We do this by delivering sustainable solutions that have a positive and long lasting impact upon the wider community.

Our vibrant community ethic has been generated and is sustained by our multi-disciplinary team that has extensive hands-on knowledge and experience of People, Enterprise, Training, Community and Business. Each of our service areas is directed by qualified staff which means we can rapidly pinpoint the issues to be addressed, devise appropriate solutions, and bring to bear our strengths and connections as a social enterprise – partnerships and collaborative working are second nature to us.

If you would like to know more about our approach, need to solve a problem, or think you would like to work with us we would be delighted to hear from you.

We hope you enjoy our website.


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KEY FACTS

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VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

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ENTERPRISE & WORK CLUBS

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ASSOCIATES & PARTNERS


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NEED HELP WITH YOUR BUSINESS?

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BIG LOTTERY

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COMMUNITY PROJECTS

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UPTURN & SOCIAL HOUSING

If you are a Housing Association, Local Authority or a Private organisation that is supporting enterprise and business development in these regions and would like to develop a consortia approach please contact us, we may be able to help.

The regions we serve

With our headquarters in Oldham Upturn is delivering projects throughout Greater Manchester, the Northwest and beyond. Through our partnership approach Upturn is currently delivering projects and services in the following regions:  

Northwest

Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Blackburn

Northeast

Middlesbrough, Teesside, Tyneside

Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds, Sheffield

East Midlands

Chesterfield, Derby, Nottingham

West Midlands

Coventry