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.
Redhill Consultants have worked with a wide range of charities and social enterprises funded by grants from programmes including the Investment & Contract Readiness Fund, Big Potential Breakthrough and Advanced, Impact Readiness Fund, Local Sustainability Fund and Community Assets & Services Fund.
Our consultants have worked at Chief Executive and Director level within the NHS and local authorities, and understand the complexities of public sector commissioning as they have extensive experience of leading it, as well as managing service providers.
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
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:
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.
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.
We will guide you through all the stages you need to go through to be ready to bid for contracts worth over £1M. With 25+ years experience each of working in and with charities and social enterprises, we are perfectly placed to support you from our knowledge and experience.
Local Partnerships has an enviable reputation for delivery and innovation earned by working with social businesses, the community-focused third sector and the public sector.
Bidright provides end-to-end bidding and associated contract readiness services to a range of organisations, from large companies turning over £50m+ through to small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) and social enterprises. Our clients operate predominantly within education/skills and welfare to work sectors. We also have expertise with young people, offenders, families, health+sport, disabilities, art+culture.