Create Change

Consultancy


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We have extensive experience in helping individual’s and organisation’s research, plan and develop a new project or social enterprise. We have been there and done it. We can share best practice with you, introduce you to new contacts, help you avoid common mistakes and inevitabley help you fast track the start-up process to launch your initiative in an effective and efficient way. Any investment made in our support will pay off in success.

We offer the following services to help you create and implement your socio-economic project or social enterprise.

  • Consultancy in Market Research and Feasibility
  • Consultancy in developing your Business Strategy
  • Consultancy in designing your Implementation Action Plan
  • Support in preparing and reviewing Funding Applications
  • Coaching to help you prepare your business plan ready for financal or stakeholder investment.

To discuss your project with us in more detail email heather@economicchange.co.uk

Previous projects includes:-

The Aspire Foundation – Undertook a market research study into the diversity and success of social enterprises  operated by homeless third sector organisations across the UK.

North West Development Agency – Undertook a market research study into the sustainability of social enterprises across the North West and prosperous market sector opportunities for the sector in the North West.

Enterprise UK – Undertook a market research study into the business models of Networks.  The study looked into the infrastructure supporting leading networks across the UK, including the Girls Guides and the Women’s Institute, to prosper.

British Library -  Strategy Consultant role for the Business Information Resources – Landscape and Feasibility Study, undertaken for JISC.

Bexley Council - Undertook a feasibility study into the development of a Young Entrepreneur Incubator Centre in Bexley, in conjunction with The MacKinnon Partnership .

The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and UnLtd - Design and development of a new learning and training programme for Social Entrepreneurs.

Business Link for London - Undertook a Market Intelligence Study for Young Entrepreneurs in London for Business Link 4 London , as an associate for Tribal SDP .

Break Out Media Academy CIC – Providing Business Strategy and Fundraising consultancy to Break Out Media Academy a new social enterprise to train ex-offenders in digital media skills to help them re-enter the workplace. Within the three months we have sourced over £60,000 to help launch the new social enterprise.

Striding Out CIC – Designed and established Striding Out CIC to be a leading national provider of coaching and training services to individuals across the UK. Secured £2.5m worth of revenue over 5 years, attracted a network of 20 franchisee coaches across 4 regional locations, and developed a portfolio of services for a range of different client groups.

We have provided business coaching and consultancy to over 200 other social enterprises and businesses to help them develop their business strategy, product offering  and generate finance via sales or investment. Clients include MyBnk, Bobelle, Elixir Foundations, Be Unpackaged.

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