Bristol & Bath Regional Capital

Consultants: 3

At the heart of BBRC is a public/private/social partnership seeking to help local people, companies and institutions in the West of England to work together to improve their lives and to encourage deeper civic engagement. We do this by mobilising local and external resources to invest in commercially viable projects and enterprises that enhance the social, environmental and economic fabric of the West of England.

The Good Economy Partnership

Consultants: 7

We work with progressive and disruptive social enterprises for whom social value creation is an integral part of their business policies and practices. Our investment readiness services are geared around helping clients, who wish to scale for faster growth, to clarify how they will create social value hand-in-hand with commercial success. Our style of working is flexible depending upon the client’s objectives, requirements and capabilities.   We assemble a team with the appropriate mix of skills and work either onsite or remotely.


Buzzacott and Investing for Good

Consultants: 6

Investing for Good and Buzzacott are working in partnership to better meet the needs of mature VCSEs across the UK, who can benefit from access to the complementary skills and long history of VCSE engagement of two sector-focused firms to meet investment readiness and capital raising needs.


Consultants: 1

CASE has an excellent reputation as trusted advisers and for supporting sustainable organisations to achieve social impact. We apply our strong social values and principles to provide a valuable and effective service that is tailored for the needs of our clients. We can assist to:

Social Value Business

Consultants: 6

Supported organisations in developing an additional £168 million of income, through trading, commissioning, funding and fundraising (£65 million income through commissioning with the public sector).

Created 120 social and values led organisations across the legal framework spectrum, which includes; charities, social enterprises and trading subsidiaries.

Led the community enterprise development for RVS (Royal Voluntary Service), retail, catering and community services.

Pulse Regeneration

Consultants: 6

Pulse Regeneration is one of the UK’s leading voluntary, community and social enterprise sector consultancies. Formed in 2001, we are approved providers for Big Potential Breakthrough to support investment readiness and Big Potential Advanced to help with contract readiness. We specialise in helping ventures to develop, grow, increase their social impact and achieve financial sustainability. Key areas of support include business planning, market development, governance, financial planning and measuring impact. Our approach is to work in close partnership with ventures, assisting with the grant application process and working with you to meet the specific requirements of your organisation. Our team is highly experienced, having worked in the sector for many years, and we have strong connections with social investors and an in-depth understanding of commissioning and procurement processes.  Our aim is to offer value for money support, and tailored responses to help achieve your goals.  We would be very pleased to discuss your project, investment and contract ideas with you, with a view to acting as your support provider. Please do get in touch on 0151 475 7000 or by email at [email protected]

David Waterfall

Consultants: 1

I'm an experienced self-employed consultant, able to draw on over 15 years of varied expertise from working across the country in the public, private and third sectors. I specialise in offering support that delivers growth for organisations in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector, developing resilience and financially viable futures. I'm approved under the Breakthough strand, and also as a Contract Readiness Provider under the Advanced strand. 

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Economic Change CIC

Consultants: 2

Economic Change can help you to secure social investment by helping you to get investment ready. We provide management solutions to help organisations improve their efficiency, sustainability and socio-economic impact. 

We assist our clients to:
- undertake market research to develop their business proposition
- develop a robust business plan
- evaluate and demonstrate their impact
- implement a Salesforce CRM system to manage the team performance, delivery, and impact measurement

Supporters Direct Club Development

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. We are owned by the clubs that we have helped create, develop or support.

RTC North Limited

Consultants: 3

Working with organisations and individuals in both the public and private sector, RTC services are designed to help clients innovate, improve and grow. To allow us to offer this and an enhanced package of support to VCSEs under the Big Potential programme, we have now teamed up with specialist advisors and the team at Tait Walker Chartered Accountants to deliver full investment readiness projects across the North of England.

Since 2002, RTC has been engaged in delivering innovation services to NHS Trusts and in helping them to harness new product and service ideas that will improve patient care. Through this work, we recognise the important contribution made by VCSEs. Working within local communities, these social enterprises play a major role in the health education and wellbeing agenda and we want to help more of these inspiring organisations increase their social impact and ultimately their ability to change peoples' lives.