You said you'd registered as a sole trader. Was this with HMRC?
You can't "convert" a sole trader to a CIC, so you would need to form a CIC.
On the other hand, if you already have a company then you can convert this to a…"
The mobile version of this site works fine for me (and is what I'm using now).
It's hard to say without knowing exactly what issues your agents are having. Have they submitted papers which Companies House have rejected, and if so can…"
All changes need to be approved by special resolution, you can't just tidy up the wording without going through the formalities. In your case I'd recommend doing all the changes at once using the method I mentioned above…"
Article 15.2 sets the quorum for directors' meetings at 2 but article 12 talks about the possibility of the company having a single director. I suggest you tidy up this inconsistency.
Otherwise I don't see any restrictions on…"
"An alternative is to pass a special resolution with the following text and the new articles attached to it.
The Articles of Association shall be altered so as to take the form of the Articles of Association attached to this resolution are in…"
Yes, a CIC can change its articles of association. This is done by special resolution, so at least 75% of members must agree to it. The basic procedure for doing this is at the link below, but you'll need to check your current…"
"My understanding of SITR is that it's only for individuals (income tax and capital gains tax) and not available to companies.
The benefits for donating to a CIC are widespread, though, even if not directly financial. You could sort out a…"
"Hi Elizabeth, as ever I would encourage you to create a 'discussion' for questions as it makes it so much easier to track replies than in comments. Probably the best thing to do is pick up the phone and call the funders you are looking to…"
My advice is to go with a CIC limited by guarantee. CICs with shares are less common, and tend to be used where the CIC is looking to make a profit and pay dividends to the shareholders. From what you've said, I gather you…"