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Social Enterprise Development

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    Social Enterprise London is a world-leading provider of training, research, networking and consultancy for social enterprise - good business for a better world. SEL represents the largest social enterprise network in the UK with over 2,500 members, linking and inspiring social enterprises in London and beyond.
     
    Contact: Allison Ogden-Newton, Mei Yee Hui, Sue Potter
    t: 020 7033 2604
    e: info@sel.org.uk
    w: www.sel.org.uk
    Twitter: @SocEntLdn
  • Free, easily accessible and relevant support for co-operatives. The Co-operative Enterprise Hub provides a package of advice, training and finance to help new and existing co-operatives become more sustainable businesses. Whether you're just starting up or already on your feet, The Co-operative Enterprise Hub is here to help. If you would like free advice and business support from The Co-operative Enterprise Hub, contact:

     

    t: 0161 246 3020

    e: enterprise@co-operative.coop

    w: co-operative.coop/enterprisehub

  • The Bond Company is located only ten minutes from New Street Station in Birmingham’s creative quarter, adjacent to the Grand Union Canal with an on-site Café and Visitors Car Parking. We provide distinctive, professionally managed Office, Studio and Hot Desk facilities, along with Conference and Meeting rooms for all types of events at competitive prices offering a 10 % charity discount. Please contact Laura or Beth for further details.

     

    Office & Conference Facilities
    The Bond Company, 180 - 182 Fazeley Street, Birmingham, B5 5SE 
     
    T: 0121 766 7400

Social Investment

  • Social enterprises need an understanding banking partner to help manage their financial needs. Social banking specialist Triodos Bank can provide a fully integrated service, including traditional banking services and debt finance.

    Call us free on t: 0500 008 720

    e: charities@triodos.co.uk

    w: triodos.co.uk/charities

    a: Brunel House, 11 The Promenade, Bristol, BS8 3NN

    Authorised by the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) for the conduct of UK business.

  • Equity Plus provides investment readiness consultancy for values-led businesses and runs the Social Enterprise Angel Network, which includes investors interested in backing realistic but ambitious early stage social enterprises across all sectors.

     

    Contact: Chris Carr or Daniel Brewer

    t: 0845 527 9227 or 0845 527 9204

    e: chris.carr@equityplus.org.uk

    e: daniel.brewer@equityplus.org.uk

    w: equityplus.org.uk

  • Over 4,300 social enterprises and third sector organisations trust us to look after over 149,000 employees’ pensions.With more than 65 years’ experience, we understand.

    Contact us to find out about our reliable and comprehensive pensions service.
     
    Contact:
    The Pensions Trust, Verity House,
    6 Canal Wharf, Leeds LS11 5BQ
    t: 0845 123 6611
    twitter: PensionsTrust

HR Services

  • Roots HR cic is a vibrant social enterprise providing human resources services to charities, voluntary and community sector organisations and of course other social enterprises. We are passionate about great people management and offer practical, cost-effective solutions tailored to your workforce, the culture and values of your organisation. Our services are designed to help organisations to comply with employment law and to perform through great people management.

    Contact:
    Jan Golding, Chief Executive
    t: 0845 543 8429
    e: info@rootshr.org.uk
    w: www.rootshr.org.uk

Accountancy

  • Buzzacott is a leading provider of corporate structuring advice, compliance and advisory support to businesses and Civil Society Organisations. Buzzacott has taken a leading role in the development and promotion of best practice - actively engaging with the increasing range of businesses which deliver social, environmental and community benefit.

     

    Contact: Edward Finch, Partner

    t: 020 7556 1200

    w: buzzacott.co.uk

    a: Buzzacott LLP, 12 New Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1AG