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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 work

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Hilary Sudbury - is it possible to convert from a CIC Ltd by Share to a CIC Ltd by Guarantee? 3 Replies

In reply to comment by Hilary Sudbury "is it possible to convert from a CIC Ltd by Share to a CIC Ltd by Guarantee?"A company limited by shares cannot be converted to one limited by guarantee (or…Continue

Started by James Macfarlane. Last reply by Hilary Sudbury Nov 28.

Founding CIC as CASC compliant 1 Reply

How should the model articles be modified to make the CIC compliant to CASC (community amature sports club) requirements?Continue

Tags: CASC

Started by Ryan Harman. Last reply by James Macfarlane Nov 28.

Can you convert to a CIC if you were a partnership? 6 Replies

Hi again,Sorry this feels like a very simple question but I can't find an answer!Our business is currently officially a partnership, not a LTD co.I know to our customers it'll look like we're…Continue

Started by Peter Hart. Last reply by Peter Hart Nov 27.

Questions on protecting equity invested in a CIC 2 Replies

Hi All,Firstly, I'm so grateful this resource exists! Our local VDA (where I'd have previously been able to get this info) has just closed down. To the point: I'm full of questions as we seek to…Continue

Started by Peter Hart. Last reply by Peter Hart Nov 14.

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Comment by Geof Cox on August 10, 2010 at 15:32
I wondered if this guidance note would be of interest to this group:
How to Register a CIC
Comment by Alastair Irvine on August 5, 2010 at 14:01
My mate Matt Latimer is a great accountant and tax consultant - check him out:
Comment by LINDA COB IN THE COMMUNITY on August 5, 2010 at 12:44
Hi there
We have just received our CIC status and we are interested in working with an acct / book keeper. Does anyone know of anyone that specialises in CIC's or that they could recommend for a small start up enterprise?
Many thanks

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