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S3 Consulting Our Services

Our high quality, highly engaging and professional consultancy service delivers actionable insights and innovative solutions .

Across all of our projects we focus on providing a highly engaging service, embedding principles of co-production and ensuring high levels of consultation, culminating in highly visual and easy to understand reports, tailored to the intended audience.

Since establishing in 2013 we have developed and refined our processes and methodologies so that they can be applied across a variety of sectors and projects. These processes and methods are proven and evidenced by a strong track record of delivering for our clients.

Our experienced team apply our full range of services across various sectors and we work with grass roots organisations such as residents associations and sports clubs, through to local authorities, national governing bodies and government departments.

We have a team of consultants that can deliver large scale projects at a national level, but also local projects in local areas, and we care about both in equal measure.

Find out more about our consulting services below and check out our case studies for some examples of our work.


Consulting Services by S3

Click on the links below for further detail on each of our core service areas.

Strategic Planning

Offering bespoke workshops and consultation approaches to help clients reflect on their core purpose and develop focused short, medium, and long term plans. Our approach is always highly consultative and engaging, reflecting the views of all stakeholders.


Specialist evaluation and impact measurement consultants, utilising a range of economic and financial valuation tools including: Outcomes Based Accountability, Social Return on Investment, Logic Model, and others to evaluate projects

Business Planning & Appraisal

Qualified business case practitioners preparing detailed appraisal and business plan documents to support project development and funding proposals


Using the principles of academic research, we provide highly engaging research services focused on the development of actionable insights and practical recommendations

Feasibility Study

A multi-disciplinary network of architects, engineers, surveyors, and economists supporting our approach to testing project ideas and identifying preferred development options


A range of accredited and non-accredited training courses, delivered by our team of expert facilitators or through our online learning academy.

Tenders & Funding Proposals

We support clients to develop and submit funding proposals and tenders, we have helped clients secure in excess of £120m of public funding since 2013.

Social Return on Investment (SROI)

Supporting clients to measure their impact and report their value in financial terms using the Social Return on Investment Methodology.

Of clients report that they are likely to use S3 Consulting again.


Capital projects delivered for clients since 2013.


Of public funding secured on behalf of clients.


Net Promoter Score - denoting an excellent service .


Understanding Our
Consulting Process

No two contracts or projects are the same and therefore our approach is always tailored and refined to the needs of the client and the intended outcome.

STEP 1The Problem

We consult with you to agree the problem you wish to solve and identify barriers, resources, and opportunities

STEP 2Scope of Work

We agree the scope of work with you & identify a fee. Services are typically based on an agreed, fixed fee based on daily rates.

STEP 3Consultant Team

We identify the consultant(s) who can deliver the best service and outcomes and connect them with your organisation

STEP 4Delivery

We work hard to deliver a quality service and quality outcome for you and your organisation
S3 Consulting

Our Unique
Consulting Products

Over time we have developed a number of ‘off the shelf’ consulting services to support your organisation. These can be tailored to your organisation and may be just what you are looking for. Get in touch for further information.
Organisational 3 Year Strategic Plan
  • Initial scoping meeting to discuss organisation and context
  • Online survey developed and distributed to stakeholders
  • 3 online facilitated workshops with your key people
  • Draft strategic plan document prepared
  • High visual and designed final strategic plan document developed
Outcomes Focused Planning (up to 10 people)
  • 4 x 2 hour workshops on outcomes focused planning
  • Evidencing need and designing consultations
  • Identifying indicators, outcomes and impacts
  • Design of project proposals and concepts
  • Development of a resource and funding strategy
Tendering for 3rd Sector (up to 10 people)
  • 4 x 2 hour workshops on tendering
  • Fundamentals of commissioning and tendering
  • Understanding selection and award criteria
  • Complete a fictional (or real) tender response depending on timing
  • Access to templates and resources for tender responses

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