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ALERT for CICs! ('Local Giving' and Gift Aid)
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Please be aware CICs cannot qualify to receive Gift Aid donations (because a CIC is not a charity).So CICs cannot take part in the 'Local Giving' initiative (that is an initiative for charity…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Mulkerrin Aug 23, 2017.

Company law is changing again - look out for the effect on CICs

Changes to company law are coming soon under the  Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. Make sure you keep up to date with how these will impact on CICs.Continue

Started Sep 19, 2014

Keeping up to date with funding changes

Hi all It's a challenging funding environment, as we all know, and things are in a constant state of change at the moment. This is a very helpful website for keeping up to date with latest news on…Continue

Tags: enterprise, CICs, social, charities, cuts

Started Aug 31, 2010

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Alert! Company law changes - are you ready for 6 April?

CICs are subject to the important company law changes coming soon. One of the most important (and the most difficult to deal with) is the obligation to find out 'persons with significant control' and report their details to Companies House.

From 6 April a CIC has a legal obligation to find out who its PSC are and to make a Register of PSCs.

The scope of these new rules is wide and they are very complex (the draft non-statutory guidance runs to 86 pages!).

 From 30 June…


Posted on March 7, 2016 at 15:09 — 4 Comments

Merry Christmas and 10th anniversary reflections

Merry Christmas to all friends and supporters of CICs and community enterprise.

Proud to have been part of the CIC 10th Anniversary celebrations this year (some reflections follow below) and looking forward to the next decade!

Issues and challenges for CICs in accounting for social impact

Figures never tell the whole story – numbers by themselves are never enough. Telling the people stories well really makes a…


Posted on December 23, 2015 at 11:12

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At 17:26 on December 10, 2009, John Mulkerrin said…

Welcome to the site and thanks for joining! We hope to develop into a practical resource for all CICs and CIC Partners, and in due course id love to hear your thoughts on improving the awareness levels of CIC as a utility for charities etc.

We’ll be sending out regular updates on development and look forward to your input.

Best regards

John Mulkerrin


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