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Removal of asset lock on dividends from CICs 'will encourage social investment', say lawyers

She said: "The change might cause some clients to rethink their business models, particularly if down the line we see more investors being encouraged to invest in CICs. The more profit a CIC makes, the more can be distributed to investors and retained for the benefit of the community."Simon Steeden, a partner at the law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite, said: "It is hoped that the new legislation will increase the impact of social investment tax relief by increasing the number of social…See More
Aug 21
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Aug 21
Nisha Rose added a discussion to the group Setting up a CIC

Starting a CIC - Property advice?

Hello, I would like some advice on a social enterprise/cic I want to start-up. I want to utilize the mass amounts of local artistic talent in my home town by using a small space to open an art shop/open gallery. The art will be displayed for free and the enterprise takes a percentage of the commission sold. Part of profits (some money of every sale), buys a small bundle of art supplies in both international and local orphanages and (locally and charity) run daycare centres. We would also…See More
Aug 20
Nisha Rose joined David Alexander's group

Setting up a CIC

Guidance on how to set up a CIC especially where communities need to work together before they actually create the CIC e.g. collect funds commission work from advisors ahead of formation as some market testing or preparatory workSee More
Aug 20


Midlands Together CIC launch £3 Million Social Bond

Started by John Mulkerrin in CICs in the News Jul 29, 2013.

CIC offers new 50% SEIS tax relief to investors

Started by John Mulkerrin in CICs in the News Apr 18, 2013.

Association Logos for CIC members 3 Replies

Started by John Mulkerrin in Introduce yourself. Last reply by gary strang Oct 25, 2012.

Blog Posts

Peoples Millions finalist!

Fantastic news! - Horses Helping People CIC in Buckinghamshire have won through to the final round of ITV's The People's Millions, where worthy projects compete for public votes to win a cash donation of £50,000 from the National Lottery Big…


Posted by Debbie La-Haye on October 31, 2013 at 23:18 — 4 Comments



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