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Strategic and Business Planning - Setting the Context and Preparing for Growth: This includes strategic planning, governance, business/operational planning, financial planning, marketing and sales, collaboration activities, and campaigning and influencing. A clear understanding of the organisational objectives informs our approach enabling us to ensure that the planning outcomes become real operational tools. We support an organisation helping them to achieve its vision; tied in with ways to measure mission impact and operational effectiveness and efficiency. www.aperio-group.com/consultingandsupportservices/strategicandbusinessplanning.html
Readiness Support: Aperio provides a variety of services designed to enhance an organisation, creating and reinforcing an environment that stimulates innovation and social entrepreneurialism, through training and mentoring.www.aperio-group.com/consultingandsupportservices/otherservices.html
Enterprise Development: Our team has extensive experience in developing and/or growing social enterprise/trading/public sector contracting, improving the performance of trading operations, developing new markets, new sectors and new skills. Workshops, hands on development and additional resource are all provided. www.aperio-group.com/consultingandsupportservices/socialenterprisecharitytrading.html
Strategic Fundraising: Aperio provides strategic fundraising support by means of reviewing existing organisational approaches, opening up new markets to an organisation’s existing fundraising activities; major gifts revenue generation and high engagement giving/venture philanthropy. www.aperio-group.com/consultingandsupportservices/fundraising.html
Organisational Development: Interim services supporting turnaround and growth. www.aperio-group.com/consultingandsupportservices/otherservices.html
BDB Pitmans LLP
The Private Client team at BDO works both in the UK and internationally, with over 50 Partners and Directors and over 300 full-time professionals. Our client base ranges from high and ultra-high net worth individuals to FTSE 100 companies and international groups. We deliver a comprehensive set of services including asset structuring, succession planning, gifting and will planning, trust services, tax compliance, risk management, family business advisory and family office services.
We see the importance and impact of Philanthropy through advising our clients on a daily basis. COVID-19 has presented society with challenges none of us could have prepared for. No matter how or what you have given in the past now may be the time for us all to ‘rethink’ our strategy, and the level of our engagement and contributions. Everyone’s reasons for giving are personal, and we seek to advise clients on the benefits of giving that are unique to them and their family, and how to inspire future generations to get involved with family philanthropy.
Founded in Bangladesh and now working in eleven countries, we are by some measures the largest non-governmental organisation in the world, an innovator in poverty eradication and a social enterprise offering sustainable pathways out of poverty. Demonstrating the power of a holistic, community-based approach and best known for the scale of our programmes we have created opportunities for 135 million people, mostly women, to create lasting change.
Poor communities are crucial actors and change makers in development and not passive recipients of aid. Working together we design programmes that promote social inclusion through microfinance, education, healthcare, agriculture, livelihood support, legal aid services, community empowerment and profit making social enterprises which feedback into development and take a triple bottom line approach.
BRAC UK works as part of the international BRAC family to raise awareness and funds for our low cost, high impact approach. Developing partnerships in Europe with non-governmental organisations, academics, research institutes, the private sector and governments.
Bates Wells is a truly purpose-driven law firm and was the first UK law firm to certify as a B Corp. This means we consider the impact of our business decisions on our people, clients, suppliers, community, and the environment. With the UK’s largest dedicated charities department, we advise organisations and individuals on all types of charitable giving and have particular expertise in corporate philanthropy and social investment.
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation
Berkshire Community Foundation
Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
Big Issue Invest
Started in 2005 as the social investment arm of The Big Issue, Big Issue Invest (BII) extends the Group’s mission by backing social ventures and charities that dismantle poverty and create opportunity for for people and communities across the UK.
Our vision is to create a “social merchant bank” - by social entrepreneurs,
for social entrepreneurs. We pay any dividends generated by our investments to The Big Issue Group, which is a social enterprise itself, to further our mission.
BII manages or advises on over £150m of social funds. Investments range from £50,000 to £3 million and take the form of early stage finance, loans, and equity.
Birmingham & Black Country Community Foundation
Buckinghamshire Community Foundation (Member)
We are trusted for the experience we have, the specialisms we understand, the relationships we build and the values we live by. We define ourselves by the needs of our clients. And our enduring client relationships are founded on continuity of team members, ease of access, and specialist knowledge. Nearly 450 of us work collaboratively in specialist teams under one roof to tailor-make solutions.
Specialist, single office UK charity team
Our Charity and Not for Profit team, with over 100 specialists, is one of the largest single office charity teams in the UK. We strive to make your difficult job as easy as possible, providing comprehensive audit, accounting, VAT, tax, grant management, and financial advisory services - bespoke to your needs. Our advice ranges from governance, and strategic oversight, to impact reporting, risk management, and internal controls.
If you ask charities and not for profits why they value Buzzacott, they say it’s our empathy with their work and understanding of the legal and accounting framework they operate in. Our expertise spans education, religious orders, International NGOs, healthcare charities, membership and professional bodies, grant giving foundations, social enterprises, and arts charities.
We work with people exactly like you
We also support private individuals with some of the biggest financial decisions of their lives. Taking care of financial concerns from investment portfolios, property ownership, businesses, and employment, to preparing for changes in circumstance, inheritance tax planning and provisioning for dependents. We also offer complex remittance planning for those not originally from the UK. No matter what your requirements, we can provide you with reassurance that your tax affairs have been taken care of, leaving you to focus on other important things.
Working with Buzzacott means working with someone who understands how to approach your needs, right down to the smallest details.
C Hoare & Co.
CAN's vision is for a strong and impactful social economy that creates a better society. Our mission is to support charities, no-for-profit and social organisations to maximise their impact, sustainability and where appropriate, growth. We deliver on this mission by addressing the three key barriers Premises, Skill and Finance. Collaborative: Generous in sector support, we work collaboratively, share skills and knowledge to achieve Restless: Driven with creative hunger, we challenge norms, harnessing passion and energy to deliver Inclusive: Approachable, flexible and caring, we have faith in people. Bold: We take risk, act transparently, with integrity, honesty and courage to challenge and be heard.