We can offer specialist consultancy services to any Social Enterprises, public services and corporate organisations that want to support and commission social enterprises or promote their social value message.

We have a successful history of supporting start-up and existing organisations helping them develop and strengthen their social responsiblity.

For example;

We continue to contribute to a local economic development programme for Southampton City Council and the local NHS. 

We have provided consultancy services on governance and registration requirements to people who have started a number of social enterprises.

We have provided business planning, marketing and other consultancy services

We delivered a social value prospectus and report for a bidder to the South West Trains Rail franchise.

Talk to us about our consultancy services

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We offer off the shelf and bespoke training programmes.

For example:

Social Enterprise start-up course

Governance training


Understanding social enterprise


Exploring social value

Social value reporting

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4 - 7 hours free consultation - see membership for prices and benefits  (you can use this to discuss your business start-up, what you need to register as a social enterprise, your development needs, advantages of using our members as service providers, developing you business or more.

Two free postings on CIC the Market - the local Social Enterprise Marketplace

Networking, information and training events - priced by activity with reduced costs for members)

A free membership referal scheme and Consortia partner service - If you are a member you will be considered for member partners bids

A voice, liaison and representation service for the Sector We will do this for the sector and the more members we have the more time we can spend and the louder our voice. Also, if you want specific lobbying we agree by contract with an expectation of £60.00 per hour for commissions under £3,000)

Advice Information and Guidance. A simple response to requests are free. Further work is charged at £60.00 per hour


For non members

Reasearch and Development work  - for all sectors interested in Social Enterprise opportunities (Commissioners, Councils, the Private Sector, LEP's etc. (£60.00 per hour - or contracted agreement)

Project Management and project support - £60.00 per hour or contracted agreement

Advice Information and guidance

Our Members services (with special offers if  buying from a SEL referral)

Start-up social and cooperative support and consultancy

Training and skills development for unemployed and excluded people.

A mentoring and life skills service

Training, Consultancy and mentoring for developing Social Enterprises, Cooperatives and Mutuals

Consortia building, networking opportunities and project development

Marketing, branding, website and social media services

Community group support

Social Care services


Payroll services

Social Enterprise Links pricing Policy is designed to be fair and simple. We are aware of budget constraints and organisations own payment policies and we are happy to consider bespoke and negotiated agreements.When we contract to members, VAT may be charged.

Advice, information, Guidance, Mentoring, seminar and workshop leadership etc. £60 per hour (4 hours free and reduced rate (£40 per hour) for members)

Training, full day seminars and course writing and delivery £500 per day

Provider partners We are looking for provider partners, contact us 



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Social Enterprise Link (Wessex) Cooperative CIC is business development and network organisation.

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