Starting a Social Enterprise

Over the last 15 years iSE, a leading social enterprise organisation, has been working to support the development of social enterprises within Birmingham, Black Country and the wider West Midlands area. All our Business Consultants are SFEDI qualified which is the sector quality standard for high quality advice and support.

We provide a series of chargeable services that are tailored to your needs. We can provide you with a detailed proposal of what we can deliver and the costs.

We value our services here at iSE and we know you do too.

iSE can provide start up services and the breadth of our work covers but is not limited to;
• Mentoring
• Legal structures, board and governance
• Drafting of incorporation documents for Company Limited by Guarantee, CIC Limited by Guarantee or Shares
• Networking and event opportunities
• Marketing and Branding
• Finance including cash flowing, reviewing of funding applications, signposting to funding bodies, investment opportunities for business growth
• Feasibilities and options appraisals
• Market analysis and research
• Business planning – reviewing or writing of business plans
• Income generation
• Stakeholder and customer consultations and analysis
• Service and product development

“The staff at iSE are very supportive and on hand to bounce ideas, they always make time and offer useful tips.”  Customer Satisfaction Survey


Please contact the iSE team to discuss your business support needs and get a proposal of support with costs;
Emma Nugent –
Elizabeth Forrester –
Phone – 0121 771 1411