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Alice Fung is attending John Mulkerrin's event

Pre Voice Drinks Tues 29th in London Bridge at The Old Kings Head, Kings Head Yard

March 29, 2011 from 6pm to 9pm
For those coming into town for Voice 11 as well as those interested in meeting fellow CICs over a friendly beer, we're holding a little gathering at the Old Kings Head.Non CICs more than welcome, just a friendly pint or two in the company of fellow social entrepreneurs.See More
Mar 22, 2011
Adrian Ashton replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"hi John (sorry for delay in getting back to you on this) - my experince to date of co-ops looking at the different options when it comes to incorporation is that they tend to want to keep things as simple as possible so would rather deal with one…"
Mar 17, 2011
Denise Banks replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"John, I will certainly take your comment back about awareness. With regard to co-op movement and CICs as there is no Co-operatives Act in the UK Co-operatives UK embraces all the legal forms available for organisations that wish to operate as co-ops…"
Mar 11, 2011
Denise Banks replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"John, I will certainly take your comment back about awareness. With regard to co-op movement and CICs as there is no Co-operatives Act in the UK Co-operatives UK embraces all the legal forms available for organisations that wish to operate as co-ops…"
Mar 11, 2011
John Mulkerrin replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"maybe also that there hasnt been anything coming out of the Co-operative movement about it, personally im a little stumped about that, thought it would be really popular in many circumstances.   Your pretty well connected in the Co-op movement…"
Mar 11, 2011
Adrian Ashton replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"I wonder if its not just a lack of awareness but also that the first draft of the CIC legislation wasn't necessarily that friendly in accomodating co-op values... (something which has now been changed)   see…"
Mar 11, 2011
John Mulkerrin replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"the main reason for me is to try and raise awareness of the fact you can be a CIC Co-operative, im a little suprised that more havent been incorporated to date, I think one of the reasons may be there isnt enough awareness of it.   The general…"
Mar 10, 2011
Denise Banks replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"John It was a policy decision to remove all our models - not just the cic models -  from our website whilst the models were updated and the website was revamped.  If the members of the CIC association provide some reasons as to why…"
Mar 10, 2011
John Mulkerrin replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"I will indeed, crazy that it falls on me to correct them! What was the policy decision? Im pretty sure they were on there in 09 and possibly later? Thanks John"
Mar 10, 2011
Denise Banks replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"John Co-operatives UK made a policy decision round about the time the companies act 2006 was being implemented. Until a decision is made to re-up load them they remain offline. However any organisation wantin to set up a co-op should contact…"
Mar 9, 2011
John Mulkerrin replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"Awesome Denise, thanks for that, I thought the point about only being able to transfer from a community benefit society to a CIC was wrong, I though it was dodgy but that is what is said on BusinessLink website!   Have the model rules for…"
Mar 9, 2011
Denise Banks replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"Hello Alice, I thought I would respond to your query on here.  I work as a legal officer at Co-operatives UK which the national trade association for co-operatives in the UK that aims to promote, develop and unite co-operatives. …"
Mar 9, 2011
Geof Cox replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"Like Adrian I'm a little unsure as to why you need 2 structures - you could for instance achieve both investment and governance participation from a group of members by creating a separate class of shares within the CIC. IPS structures are…"
Mar 8, 2011
John Mulkerrin replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"Adrian, a community benefit society doesnt necessarily have charitable status, but can apply for it. Am i right in saying that if you do apply an asset lock you can only transfer into a CIC at a later stage?   I asked Alice to post as to some…"
Mar 7, 2011
Adrian Ashton replied to Alice Fung's discussion CIC + IPS in the group Setting up a CIC
"hi alice,   I'm a big confused as to why you'd need both an IPS and a CIC - the FSA should be fine with using an IPS to raise investment (its one of the principle features/benefits of a society and the reason why most groups use them…"
Mar 7, 2011
Alice Fung added a discussion to the group Setting up a CIC
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CIC + IPS

Hello all, im new to the ning network and looking forward to swapping tips and experiences. I'm part of a team setting up a CIC in Westminster, London and working with Westminster City Council to set up a membership based organisation offering affordable co-working space for start ups and entrepreneurs from sectors including social, third and ethical. It's a membership based organisation and we focus heavily on providing a peer to peer based learning environment to support startups as a means…See More
Mar 7, 2011

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What is your postcode?
ec2a4qs
Name of organisation (if any) you are associated with?
hub make lab
Is that organisation a CIC?
Yes
If you have a website, what is your web address?
http://the-hub.net
Are you interested in representing a CIC at the CIC Association AGM?
Yes
Are you interested in working in partnership with the CIC Association?
Yes

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