iSE | Autumn Programme Now Live

The iSE Autumn programme is now live! Whether start-up, scale or growth, find out how we can support you on your social enterprise journey.

We also offer bespoke training and workshops – from raising awareness of the social enterprise model, advising on marketing and social media for social enterprise or helping your board to be more effective – we can help!

What our clients say:

“iSE’s grasp of key social enterprise support issues is second to none. They are at the leading edge of support techniques and methods. Staff are patient, friendly and helpful and have a real, practical understanding of how best to deliver effective business support.”Alun Severn, Third Sector Services

Start Up 


FUSE Incubator

Starts September, applications open now.

Our renowned Start-Up programme is open to applications for innovative ideas in health and social care. Find out more about our dedicated social enterprise incubator led by social enterprise specialists.



Social Enterprise in a Box

Various dates  | Online and at our Women’s Enterprise & Community Hub

Ready to get your social enterprise going? Complete your CIC registration in half a day with the help of our experts. We will take you through the Companies House processes, ensure you have all the details needed to incorporate your social enterprise and make sure at the end that you have your brand new business legally set up and some clear next steps to take!

In person course on September 22nd at our Women’s Enterprise & Community Hub, Sparkbrook  BOOK

Online course on October 6th  (1 day time session)  BOOK

Online course on October 12th and 19th (2 evening sessions)  BOOK

Scale-up & grow


Rethinking Recruitment for the Future of Work 

20th Sept 2022 | 10AM-1PM | Avoca Court, 23 Moseley Road, Digbeth, B12 0HJ

iSE are partnering with Working the Future to bring you a workshop for start-up and scale-up social enterprises to rethink recruitment and build an authentic and compelling employer brand. A proportion of your course fee will be donated to Changes UK, a Birmingham charity helping people overcome substance addiction and successfully re-enter employment.

Price – £79.50


Become a Better Board Member

20th October 2022 | 9.30-4PM |  Avoca Court, 23 Moseley Road, Digbeth, B12 0HJ

Are you a board director, and always worrying that you aren’t asking the right questions? Concerned that you don’t know the ins and outs of governance and regulation?

This full day course will help you to be a better director of a social business, and will help social businesses to build strong and effective boards.

This training is highly relevant for new and existing board members and directors of social sector businesses and CIO trustees who wish to be more effective.

It will also be useful for CEOs involved in the recruitment and appointment of Board Members.

Price – £149 Refreshments and a light lunch provided


The Gowling Series

Starts September 27th  2022 | The Women’s Enterprise & Community Hub | 249 Ladypool Road, Sparkbrook

A repeat of our popular spring series, a series of masterclasses delivered by experts from Gowling Solicitors. We will be covering leases, contracts, data protection, bid writing, employment law and IP. You can register for one session or more, or complete the whole series with us.


BOOK – Register your interest here for details ( Booking opens August 1st.