Kolek Consulting specialises in the planning and development of Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) including: feasibility testing, consulting and engaging stakeholders, preparing BID proposals and business plans, preparing and implementing communication plans and media strategies, proofing proposals for compliance with BID legislation and regulations, preparing and leading voting campaigns, and establishing the organisational structures and recruitment of personnel to implement BIDs.
More generally, we can provide flexible on-demand services to local government, businesses and not-for-profit organisations including:
- feasibility studies, project appraisals, options analyses, evaluations, reviews, inquiries;
- social and economic research, data analysis, reports;
- public consultations, business and community engagement, facilitating meetings and events;
- preparation and development of business plans, strategies, community plans, funding bids.
And managing all programmes and projects to professional standards (PMP trained).
Kolek Consulting carries out investigations into the feasibility of BIDs in small- and medium-sized towns, business parks and trading estates. Gauging the opinions and attitudes of key stakeholders as well as exploring the technical and financial feasibility of establishing a BID in a specific location.
Kolek Consulting engages with and listens to what people have to say using a variety of methods to draw out their ideas and suggestions as well as their concerns and anxieties. Connecting with people as individuals, as well as business representatives or groups, either in person or anonymously.
Kolek Consulting draws on intelligence gathered through primary and secondary sources, and uses analytical techniques such as logical frameworks to build up a picture of the needs and challenges as well as the aspirations and priorities of people who live in, work in, or visit a particular town or place.
Plans and Strategies
Kolek Consulting uses analysis of the issues and challenges affecting people in a particular place, to inform and shape an appropriate response, typically presented as a business plan, strategy or report.