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London Consultants: 10

South East Co-operative Support Limited has been providing professional support to co-operatives & democratic community owned enterprises (including those issuing community shares) since 2002. Our skilled, experienced, team of third sector business specialists provide quality assured enterprise development services including organisation design, legal registration, business planning, improving governance, market development, human resources and other management systems, investment readiness, financial planning and support with accessing appropriate investment that doesn't compromise social ownership and social impact.

South West Consultants: 14

South West Co-operative Support is the consortium of specialist co-operative development organisations in the South West providing advice to start up and existing co-operatives and community benefit societies in any business sector.  We have a team of 14 accredited social enteprise advisers with many years experience in this field including specialist expertise around investment readiness including advising on community shares as well as raising finance from a variety of other sources.  Co-operative and Community Finance are the oldest, and a highly sucessful, community development finance institution in the UK and they are partners with SWCS for Big Potential.

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East of England Consultants: 3

Using our track record as the founders and leaders of many successful social businesses (as well as our direct experience and networks in the social investment market), our team will work with you to shape your strategy for growth and prepare you to secure the investment you need or help you win contracts. 

London Consultants: 4

We are the leading organisation developing and promoting community ownership in sport. We have 15 years experience and have helped more than 50 sports clubs become thriving social enterprises.