ASSETS

ASSETS (Assisting Social Enterprises to Succeed) is an innovative business support programme for social enterprises in the construction industry supply chain who aim to scale their operations and secure larger contracts.

Wates and Impact Hub King’s Cross have developed a pilot business mentoring programme with the shared goal of supporting social or environmental impact-driven suppliers to improve readiness to scale up and successfully compete UK-wide.

 

PROGRAMME BENEFITS

skills

Business Diagnostics & Development Plan

This will review your enterprise and scaling plans in depth. The results will inform your individual development plan, to ensure the programme is tailored to your specific needs.

confidence

Online Expert-Led Workshops

Apply the main challenges and opportunities around scaling to your business. Topics include: Business growth, Bid writing/PQQ completion, Procurement Processes & Negotiation, Pitching, Health & Safety.

social impact

Mentoring Sessions

Access 6-8 hours per month of support with up to 3 mentors from Wates during Phase 2 and 2-3 hours for alumni support. They will motivate and support you to follow your general business development and achieve your programme goals.

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Online Peer-to-Peer Sessions

Share amongst your cohort the challenges, best practices, and expertise of your business and industry. Learn from the successes and failures of other scaling social enterprises.

networks

Global Network

Get a free 1-year ‘Connect’ membership with Impact Hub King’s Cross. This gives your team access to Impact Hub’s global network of 16.5k changemakers and impact-driven enterprises across 100+ Hubs.

TIMELINE

JULY

Participant selection

AUGUST

Programme kick-off

AUG – SEPT

Phase 1: diagnostics

SEPT – DEC

Phase 2: development

JAN – MAR

Alumni support

TALK TO US

Do you want to know more about the programme? Feel free to get in touch with our team.

Angelica Santodomingo

Senior Programmes Manager

[email protected]

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