Social Enterprise Awards

Published on 16 October 2012

Pulse Regeneration has sponsored Merseyside’s first ever Social Enterprise Awards at a ceremony held at Liverpool Town Hall. The Awards, organised by Social Enterprise Network, were created to recognise business, people and organisations that have made a significant contribution to the social, environmental and economic landscape of Merseyside. The very best of Merseyside’s social enterprise talent was celebrated across 11 categories, with Pulse Regeneration presenting the Creativity Award to winners Ariel Trust, which provides social education programmes in schools, and runners up Merseyside Dance Initiative which improves wellbeing through dance working with adults with dementia.

Social Enterprise Award Winners and Sponsors

Social Enterprise Award Winners and Sponsors


Rosie Jolly, Chief Executive of Social Enterprise Network said:

“Merseyside is home to some of the country’s most ambitious, creative and commercially driven social entrepreneurs and it is a real honour to have recognised these people with these awards.”

Chris Hart, Managing Director of Pulse, said:

“We were overwhelmed by the quality of applications we received and thrilled to be sponsoring this important event. Our congratulations go out to all those that entered and in particular to the winners of the Creativity Award Ariel Trust who have shown what can be done when you take a creative approach to tackling major social issues.”

Paul Ainsworth, Director from Ariel Trust on receiving the Award commented:

“Winning this is award is incredibly important for Ariel as it enables our board to see how our work is valued by our partners, it has generated positive publicity, led to important sales leads and impressed our bank manager. These are very challenging times and positive feedback from outside the organisation helps to maintain morale. Pulse has a track record of helping social enterprises to grow and I hope that next year we might win the prize for growth.”

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