Social Enterprise Acumen CIC

Consultants: 2

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. 

New Leaf New Life Business Solutions CIC

Consultants: 1

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

Consultants: 4

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

Environmental Finance

Consultants: 2

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).

CASE

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]

RTC North Limited

Consultants: 3

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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.

National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

Consultants: 9

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. 

Social Enterprise Marketing

Consultants: 2

Founded in 2010, we are an innovative Marketing,Communications and Social Business Development organisation with a Vision to become a leading enterprise in sustainable social business growth development. 

We specialise in delivering a range of tailored strategies, campaigns and workshops in;

- Strategic Marketing (online and offline and new digital technology)

- Social Impact Marketing 

- Brand Development 

- Content and Communications Marketing 

- CSR modelling 

- Online Marketing 

- Campaign Development 

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