Inspire2Enterprise, a service provided by The University of Northampton and delivered by Exemplas is a unique free-to-access service for the Social Enterprise sector providing information, specialist advice and support from start-up through initial growth and beyond.
Inspire2Enterprise is designed for people looking to start, grow or improve their Social Enterprise and is delivered by qualified advisers and specialists, many of whom have worked with the social enterprise sector for many years. Our service is delivered by telephone, email or online via webcam, enabling immediate access to the support you need.
The Inspire2Enterprise service is available to potential and all existing Social Enterprises throughout the UK.
How Can We Help You?
Inspire2Enterprise offers that crucial support with a free-to-access service designed for the UK’s social enterprise sector. Our centralised service is predominantly telephone-based and provides information, advice, coaching and mentoring both to individuals thinking of starting-up a social enterprise and to established social enterprises. In addition it provides resource support by way of graduate placement, and subsidised specialist qualified support including: legal, financial, investment readiness and procurement, training workshops and research.
Enterprise Information and Advice
Our free-to-access Service is provided by telephone, email or online (via webcam technology) to:
- - Individuals and organisations thinking about setting up a social enterprise
- - Established social enterprises looking to grow their organisation
- - Public sector bodies considering social enterprise 'spin-outs'
- - Third sector organisations looking to trade by way of social enterprise
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