"Yes, the model CIC36 form is very cluttered. You can just delete the words "community interest company" and insert the full name of your CIC. I have attached a lightweight version of the form that I use.
Yes, authentication means signature."
"One further question. The IN01 is complete and I have filled out the CIC 36 - but am slightly confused that on that form the words Community Interest Company are inserted on the blank form.
Now looking at the Model Constitution - where it…"
"Thank you James.
Just what I needed to know and helpful mention concerning Directors and funders - not relevant right now but could be if things move ahead and that becomes a tactical or strategic factor.
Some service that - post a question before…"
"If you are looking for grant funders you will probably need more than one director. However, turning to your questions -
a) You can put any amount and use any currency, but in practice people put £1 as a nominal amount.
b) Not a huge advantage…"
I am about to form a CIC limited by guarantee, partly because this seems to be the only 'not-for-profit' CIC model generally accepted to potential grant funders.I am the sole Director.a) How much should I put on the IN01 as the guarantee sum?b) Is there an advantage to arranging for the registered office to be other than my residential address? This service is offered by a local admin outsource company but I have already contacted two of them to see what this might cost but neither have yet…See More
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