How Members enjoy additional value from Partners & Supporters.

Working with Partners & Supporters

We work in partnership with a number of organisations to bring more value to you.  Please have a look at the list below as well as the description of what our Partners can do for you and how Supporters help ella forums.




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The Lloyds Bank Foundation have partnered with ella forums to provide leadership development to charity CEOs in 12 locations across the UK to beneficiaries of Lloyds Bank Foundation grants to help their leaders.



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Now Training deliver a more efficient and effective way of sourcing, purchasing, administrating and reporting on training. Provide access to a portal with training companies, including access to others reviews of training companies.


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An ethical learning and development resource for people and organizations. Provide a comprehensive collection of business and personal knowledge resources for free.


Rehab 4 Addiction offers a free helpline and intervention service for people suffering from drug addiction, alcohol addiction and mental health problems.






Located 10 minutes from Kings Cross St. Pancras International and a short walk from Angel tube station, the Business Design Centre is one of London’s most popular conference and exhibition venues. With over 300 events a year the BDC, based in the vicinity of the City and Central London, offers a stylish, flexible and convenient solution for everything from banquets to conferences and exhibitions.


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We are the national body for social enterprise. We represent our members to support and help grow the social enterprise movement. ella forums are Members of Social Enterprise UK. We receive information from them that helps and supports our Members. And Social Enterprise help us by promoting our Groups.


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Bank with unparalleled levels of service and convenience – – open 7 days a week, 362 days a year, early and late. Offer unique advantages and expertise to serve your commercial banking needs whether the goal is working capital, commercial mortgages or expansion funding. Members of ella forums can bank for free with Metro Bank. Metro Bank also donate office space for ella forums Group meetings.



Provide accountancy services, training, events and consultancy support to Community Interest Companies (CICs), social enterprises, charities, voluntary & community groups and small businesses. Provide specialist advice and accounts management for ella forums.

Professional Development Bureau

A community based membership organisation with over 800 Specialists in our network offering over 1,200 Unique Skill sets. Provide training videos that you can watch for free. Click here to see a video (NOTE: link to Training section with PDB videos coming up first)