"CICs by the simple fact of being of a CIC are not exempt, it is the activity of the CIC and the purpose of the data that decides whether the exemption applies. Basic guidance here with a contact to ask for further…"
I am working on terms and conditions and other features to try and get the CIC on a good legal footing before we really start up and came up against the issue of Information control. Looking at the Gov.uk website on this, it talks about exemptions. As part of the business will be an e-commerce site, we would, as I understand it, need to register because we would then be a 'data controller'. However, it then goes to list some further exemptions, including:'some not-for-profit…See More
"On a similar note, I am setting up a CIC for selling varous creative products including my own. I was thinking that we would especially try and sell my own products, and otherwise treat myself as a normal creative person whose stuff we…"
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
Wordpress website for CICs for £50/m - launch and upgrade your CIC site on the best CMS platform in the world. Run by Richard Patey, owner of Profit Is Good Ltd and founder of the Social Enterprise Brand.See More
If you would like the Association to get involved with helping you raise funds, please register your interest here and we will contact you to discuss your individual requirements. CIC Association recommends for start ups/small projects :Awards for All(Not for profit-3 Directors required, up to £10k) Unltd (For funding…See More
For any accounting related queries, including accounts software package questions, grants and trading income treatment, HMRC or Companies House queries/issues, tax reliefs for CICs, links to useful finance information etc
We are Communities Insurance Brokers CIC - a social enterprise insurance broker for the third sector. Based in Glos we are a national business. Happy to help and offer advise for start ups and established CICs. Tim CooperSee More