Social Enterprise & Small Business Support

Opening up your potential to develop your enterprise.

About the Support

I prioritise working with new businesses and those with a social purpose including:

  • social enterprises
  • community owned businesses
  • small independent businesses with a community or social focus
  • individuals and groups right at the start of thinking about setting up their own business

Looking to:

  • develop – the business, leadership, management
  • work through issues and problems
  • increase income and / or funding
  • diversify
  • improve community links through community ownership or involvement
  • raise their profile through promotion and communication

I offer solution focussed support working with you to achieve your aims through:

  • bespoke support packages
  • a flexible approach to meet your requirements
  • one-to-one conversations with a critical friend
  • mentoring and coaching
  • assessment of business plans and models
  • review of websites, social media and promotional strategies
  • development of governance
  • fundraising ideas including grant applications
  • establishing Action Learning Sets to determine solutions

PODCAST: Business with a Social Purpose produced for School for Social Entrepreneurs – please take a listen here.