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CIC Regulator: freedom of Information request

I recently asked the CIC regulator a few questions about their powers and enforcement of those powers under a FOI request. I'm not sure how to upload their response (can I post it anywhere?). Most notably, over past 5 years, 310 CICs investigated. 0 CIC's had enforcement action against them.See More
Jan 18
Geoff Holt commented on Geoff Holt's status
"Thanks John. I had not seen those reports before. A quick skim and they seem to be, as you suggested, their review of themselves which, understandably, is all the good stuff. I wonder if a FOI might yield some answers. I'll let you know. Thx"
Dec 29, 2017
John Mulkerrin commented on Geoff Holt's status
"Best place to start on that Geof is the CIC Regulators Annual reports, I guess an email direct to the CIC Regulator giving details of what powers, but im not sure you'll necessarily get the individual named case studies as…"
Dec 29, 2017
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Company Structures | Community Interest Company (CIC)

"We have taken the CIC a stage further. I created a structure whereby we have a national charity (Wetwheels Foundation 1148600) and we licence our Operators to deliver our national development strategy. Those Operators are CIC's and are licensed…"
Dec 29, 2017
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"Has the CIC regulator ever had to use their powers? If so, what powers and against whom?"
Dec 29, 2017

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What is your postcode?
PO16 8SE
Name of organisation (if any) you are associated with?
Wetwheels Solent
Is that organisation a CIC?
Yes
If you have a website, what is your web address?
http://wetwheels.co.uk
Are you interested in representing a CIC at the CIC Association AGM?
No
Are you interested in working in partnership with the CIC Association?
Yes

Geoff Holt's Blog

CIC Regulator: freedom of Information request

I recently asked the CIC regulator a few questions about their powers and enforcement of those powers under a FOI request. I'm not sure how to upload their response (can I post it anywhere?). Most notably, over past 5 years, 310 CICs investigated. 0 CIC's had enforcement action against them.

Posted on January 18, 2018 at 9:12

More help and awareness needed

More help for CIC's.

1  HSBC refuse to give us a business credit card because they insist we are a not-for-profit and MUST have a constitution whereas we are a CIC limited by guarantee with Articles of Association.

2 HMRC state CIC's show profits and must pay Corporation Tax but as a CIC has a "surplus" that is ploughed back into our business not a "profit" for directors.

3 99% of grant making trusts do not recognise CIC as having "charitable" objects whereas the Nat…

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