Whilst working at iSE Dave has led on many consultancy programmes and projects including some examples below:
Castle Vale Neighbourhood Partnership [Castle Vale CHA] - Recognised by B Birmingham as best innovative practice.
Developing innovative social enterprise solutions for and area with high unemployment and few local job opportunities Developed three new social enterprises employing local unemployed people:
- Cycle Vans
- Ur Cafe
- Phoenix Court
Green Hat Interactive
Feasibility and business planning for Green Hat’s new social enterprises supporting people with disabilities ‘access all areas’. Training staff in Social Return on Investment.
Feasibility and market analysis for new social enterprises providing beauty and complementary therapies.
Hall Green constituency
Innovative business / organisational development for 10 social enterprises to develop health and community services in new build centre.
Dudley Young Care Leavers
Inspirational action learning programme to support care leavers experience and develop micro social enterprises.
Supporting young people develop creative enterprises in the ‘youth rehearsal programme’.
Some more examples of work in previous employment
Consortium building and business planning for third sector support organisation. Development of prime contracting third sector model.
Development of structured [partnership based] support for third sector organisations in Birmingham.
Key role in the development of local development agencies delivering front line support services in constituencies in Birmingham.