Social Enterprise Toolkit

The Social Economy Project, in partnership with Liverpool Plus, produced a step-by-step guide to starting and running a social enterprise, which is available free of charge to community organisations in Wrexham.

The Manual for Developing Social Enterprises is available to download.

This manual is intended as a guide for those wishing to set up or develop social enterprises and can be used independently or with the assistance of a Community Development Officer or Business Counsellor. The different sections can be used independently of the manual for those looking for guidance on a specific issue.

Social Enterprise Toolkit Introduction

The document is available to download in the following format:

Social Enterprise Toolkit Introduction - PDF format 252Kb

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Module 1 - The Idea

These documents are available to download in the following format:

Generating Ideas - PDF format 57Kb

Is It feasible? - PDF format 69Kb

Planning and Presenting the Business Proposal - PDF format 57Kb

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Module 2 - The Steering Group

These documents are available to download in the following format:

Forming A Steering Group - PDF format 61Kb

Roles & Responsibilities - PDF format 43Kb

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Module 3 - Market Research

These documents are available to download in the following format:

Conducting Market Research - PDF format 55Kb

Product & Service Design - PDF format 42Kb

The Sales Plan - PDF format 51Kb

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Module 4 - The Business Plan

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What Makes A Good Business Plan - PDF format 34Kb

Business Planning - PDF format 27Kb

Presenting A Business Plan - PDF format 39Kb

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Module 5 - Funding

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Basic Financial Planning - PDF format 36Kb

Budgeting - PDF format 44Kb

Fundraising - PDF format 40Kb

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Module 6 - Costs & Costing

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Unit Cost Calculations And The Breakeven - PDF format 56Kb

Cost Centre Analysis - PDF format 30Kb

Profit & Loss - PDF format 70Kb

Measuring Value Added - PDF format 35Kb

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Module 7 - Management Structure

These documents are available to download in the following format:

Different Structures - PDF format 72Kb

Roles and Responsibilities - PDF format 33Kb

Managing Risk - PDF format 32Kb

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Module 8 - Running The Enterprise

These documents are available to download in the following format:

Countdown To Starting The Enterprise - PDF format 21Kb

Marketing & Promotion - PDF format 44Kb

Business Responsibilities - PDF format 29Kb

Human Resources - PDF format 83Kb

Leadership - PDF format 66Kb

Planning & Performance - PDF format 63Kb

Accounts & Finance - PDF format 63Kb

Procurement - PDF format 31Kb

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Appendix & Resources

This document is available to download in the following format:

Appendix & Resources - PDF format 70Kb


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Further Information

For information on any of the above please contact:

Business Development & Enterprise Unit
Bersham Enterprise Park
Plas Grono Road
Rhostyllen
Wrexham
LL14 4EG

Tel: 01978 667000
Email: business@wrexham.gov.uk ; or

AVOW
Ty AVOW
21 Egerton Street
Wrexham
LL11 1ND

Tel: 01978 312556
Email: info@avow.org

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