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November 2009 Blog Posts (7)

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Added by Geof Cox on November 30, 2009 at 16:30 — No Comments

social Enterprise mark a double audit fee for CIC

Hi john

I have to agree with you and everyone else that we should not have to pay extra fees just to line someone elses pocket.
Sara Burgess should be fighting this in our corner.

What has Sara said about it ????

Kevin Bell
Bestdeal4baby CIC

Added by Kevin Bell on November 24, 2009 at 20:58 — No Comments

Social Enterprise Mark - A double audit fee for CICs?

Update Feb 10 2011- With the recent increase in the Social Enterprise Mark fee to £350 a year from £99, a number of members have moaned to me that we still havent made any progress on the points made in this original post.

 

1. What shall we do, if anything?  They dont want to address our concerns and the criteria still split CICs, Co-ops and Charities..some can, some cant. 

 

2. Is 372 members a good return for £1million of taxpayers money? Thats…

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Added by John Mulkerrin on November 24, 2009 at 19:00 — 42 Comments

CICs are Androgynous - First interesting trend from the survey

The first trends are starting to emerge from the data we're collecting via our first survey, one of the most intriguing is the lack of a gender gap within CIC. This balance in gender feeds into an interesting discussion started by Rodney Schwarz at Clearly so (link below)



If you havent already done so, please complete the online survey at CIC Baseline Mapping Questionnaire and ask all the CIC practitioners you know to, the… Continue

Added by John Mulkerrin on November 18, 2009 at 8:30 — 2 Comments

CIC Association Facebook Group

Hi Everyone

Facebook - CIC Association Group

Due to a slight miscommunication and a lot of enthusiasm, we've just sent an invite to a second CIC Facebook group. To help us keep everything in order please join the group we'll be using on an ongoing basis here.

John

Added by John Mulkerrin on November 14, 2009 at 15:00 — 1 Comment

IMPORTANT - CIC ACTION REQUIRED

Dear CIC Association members



It is with a certain degree of trepidation that I write this email on behalf of John Mulkerrin and myself.



Since we met in May 2008 John and I have committed ourselves to the furtherance of the CIC legislation and community. We are both believers in what CIC stands for and have been spurred on at every juncture by the amazing people we have met along the way who have shared our passion.



But.



CICs and the legislation we are… Continue

Added by Tom Barnett on November 4, 2009 at 15:11 — 9 Comments

when is social enterprise like a toilet?

...when Social Enterprise Day (nov 19) co-incides with World Toilet Day!

(insert your own punchlines)
http://thirdsectorexpert.blogspot.com/2009/11/when-is-social-enterprise-like-toilet.html

Added by Adrian Ashton on November 2, 2009 at 17:55 — No Comments

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