Are you looking for a way to make your mark?

We have a bold ambition … are you in?

With Society Matters CIC you can make your mark. We’re a social enterprise that’s striving for a fair society for all. We know this is a bold ambition, but why should that stand in the way of us trying to achieve it? And with you on our side we might just stand half a chance of getting there … because we know that by working together we can make a difference.

We also know that sometimes just knowing what to do, or how to do it, can be a real challenge. That’s why our team has been working hard on coming up with solutions, designing unique programmes and services for society that will help you to embed knowledge and skills, and to put the right foot forward to be able to make your mark. Why not get in touch and we can talk it through.

Services for society

Here’s what we have to offer so far – there’s more to come, so if you don’t see what you need we’re all ears! Through working with Society Matters you be be able to:

Boost the social impact of your support services

Take part in our unique, quality accredited social welfare training

Deliver social value through your business

Get the CSR policy off the shelf and put it to good use with our help

Take steps on your journey towards a life well lived

Join local programmes for work experience, training and mentoring 

Secure equality and fairness in your workplace

Get access to fair and affordable employment law and tribunal services

Projects and training programmes

"The knowledge we gained on the welfare benefits training course will help others reduce their fear of the benefit system"

North East social housing organisation

"This has opened my eyes and helps me realise there is more in life. I have really enjoyed this last month. Keep up the good work"

Member of the Gateshead community

Current programmes

Recent articles

Getting to Grips with Universal Credit Training Course Newcastle 13th May 2020

“This is just the best course I’ve been on and I didn’t think I would ever say that about Universal Credit training!”

New Video Help Series | Personal Independence Payments (PIP)

Personal Independence Payments (also known as PIP) video help series released to help the support system to improve their knowledge

Dealing with unfair treatment at work

We asked our employment law team
about how to spot unfair treatment in the workplace and what to do about it.

Accredited Learning Centre status for Gateshead social enterprise

Society Matters CIC has been awarded Approved Centre status by national accredited learning body ncfe

Society matters because …

… without it we are just survival of the fittest with no collective responsibility for individual members

Crystal Hicks

… it provides the opportunity to harness the resources of its component parts for the benefit of all.

Barry Taylor

… humans need to belong. Within a society, we can help each other to live better.

Louise Thompson

… everyone matters and should be treated equally no matter what their individual circumstances. 

Richard Owen

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Society Matters CIC is a social enterprise and registered as a Community Interest Company. Registered company number 07969715.