Social Enterprise Acumen CIC is a social enterprise which provides capacity building support, training, coaching and advice to people and organisations that want to become more socially enterprising by growing their business to increase their social impact. We work across the country from our base in North East England to inspire and help people find and develop effective business models to address social issues.
NlNL provides a targeted package of support and intervention within set timescales through a credible experienced stakeholder partnership that ensures social enterprises can operate within the wider social economy are business aware and ready in terms of recognising, preparing and negotiating opportunities that contribute and achieve their business sustainability and ensure a clear stakeholder dialogue and local ownership.
One Economy's team, consisting of almost 20 people, have been carefully selected due to their experience, knowledge and passion for the VCSE sector. Our consultants are located around the country, including Liverpool, London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Leicester, Chester, Exeter, Northampton, and Telford.
What do we offer?
Social Investment - tailoring investable propositions and pitching to suitable investors
We want to change the conversation about nature. We work to stop natural asset spend being seen as an expense. Instead, it should be seen as an investment, as we receive multiple benefits that far outweigh this spend (pollination, climate regulation, clean water, health and wellbeing to name a few).
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
The NCVO team of consultants are all senior level experts in specialist fields (e.g. social finance, bidding for contracts, consortium development, impact measurement, scaling up) and have themsleves held senior roles in charities. We underestand the complex challenges faced by today's charity and social enterprise leaders. We are happy to work with organsiatons based anywhere in England.