Business Plans and Feasibility Studies

Richard Newton Consulting (RNC) provides a range of business planning services, aimed exclusively at the not-for-profit sector. With our direct experience of working in the sector, we understand the challenges our clients face.

When Business Planning, we seek to work closely with the senior leadership teams of organisations, helping to stimulate ideas, offering options appraisals, promoting knowledge transfer from other projects and acting as a critical friend. We provide evidenced based data informed by service users, external stakeholders and wider research.

Recent assignments include –

  • A feasibility study through to RIBA 4 for the redevelopment of Clwb Ifor Bach – Cardiff’s iconic music venue
  • The development of a Local Strategic Plan to change the outcomes for the early years community in Bettws, Newport as a result of a large system change process for Save the Children
  • The development of a business plan for Voices from Care
  • A feasibility study and design appraisal for Neath Port Talbot Council for a cinema extension to Pontardawe Arts Centre


Their service has been invaluable to us. Vicky Williams

Business planning services are designed on a case by case basis, but include –

  • Development of business and strategic plans
  • Feasibility studies
  • Board facilitation days
  • Options appraisals
  • Competitor analysis
  • Resourcing, including funding, plans