Pioneers case studies
Supporting Pioneers to overcome their business challenges enabling them to grow to scale and become investment-ready.
Leeds Empties: bringing 5,000 empty homes back into use
Leeds Empties is a social enterprise born with the objective of bringing the estimated 5,000 empty homes in the city back into use through the Empty Homes Doctor service. The organisation is going from strength to strength and, with our help, it secured a further £100,000 from Leeds City Council to continue to run the service.
Vi-Ability: tackling social issues head on
Vi-Ability helps people of all ages to develop skills in commercial sports management. The organisation has benefited from the insight and expertise of Deloitte’s Sports Business Group, and received advice on developing a 12-month growth plan for the business.
“The most valuable long term aspect has been the effort all Deloitte employees we have worked with have placed on teaching our staff team useful skills...This has been invaluable.”
Sara Fernandez, COO, Student Hubs
“Brand awareness and association with Deloitte will continue to be beneficial. The forecasting and financial modelling we have worked on together will have lasting impact.”
Matthew Linnecar, Founder/Director, Gnewt Cargo
“In terms of innovation and proof of concept in catering, our supply chain work through the Pioneers has been dramatic. And the consulting work has been of great strategic importance.”
Mick May, CEO, Blue Sky