Shifting London Free 1 to 1 Support to develop your idea

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Limited spaces available

Are you thinking about setting up an enterprise or project with a social and environmental purpose, or have you set up an enterprise within the last 18 months?

The School for Social Entrepreneurs is offering 2 hours of free business support for anyone based in London (aged 16 years +). The support sessions will offer individual and targeted help, and due to a limited number of funded places we would encourage you to sign up at your earliest convenience.

Topics our advisors can support with:
  • Becoming a social entrepreneur
  • Budgeting and financial planning
  • Building a board
  • Building a team (hiring staff)
  • Business coaching
  • Business idea generation
  • Creating partnerships
  • Creating a business plan
  • Funding/income generation
  • Governance and boards
  • Introducing or developing new products/ services
  • Improving processes/ management practices

How it works

  1. Please share your project idea and details on what you need help with via our sign up form below.
  2. You will then be matched to an adviser via email to arrange the date and time for your session.
  3. Your adviser will then arrange the online sessions at a time to suit you and (via MS Teams or Zoom).
  4. Following your sessions, we will ask for your feedback to see how things went by sharing a short exit survey.

You will need to complete your session(s) by 1st December 2024 and we will manage this with you.

Our adviser pool includes amazing people who have lots of experience and knowledge to share with you. Their support will help you find the best way forward for you, however any actions, decisions, and next steps that you decide to take are your responsibility.

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

Register here

We have limited spaces available and expect places to be filled fast so please don’t hesitate to register.

Shifting London is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. The Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills.

Find out more information about the UK Shared Prosperity Fund