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Has anyone experience of converting a CLG to CIC and then qualifying for SEIS investment? Interested to know how quickly after conversion people have gained SEIS approvalContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Mulkerrin May 2, 2018.

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Mark Trotter commented on Robert Ashton's blog post Would you buy steak from a vegetarian butcher?
"Hi Robert An interesting concept, the apprenticeship levy has become the biggest barrier to investment in training when the same courses can be completed using alternative funding by employers and learners.  Using the Adult Learner Loan system…"
Jan 18
John Mulkerrin commented on Robert Ashton's blog post Would you buy steak from a vegetarian butcher?
"Robert! Great to hear your update and congrats on becoming a CIC! It would be great to have a chat about this as there might be some convergence with a Charity im working with, let me know how you're fixed John"
Dec 17, 2018
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Would you buy steak from a vegetarian butcher?

I set up Swarm Apprenticeships five years ago because I recognised that too many bright youngsters fall through the education system. Now five years later we've just converted to CIC to reinforce our commitment to supporting youngsters who 'don't fit' into employment and training.We now deliver apprenticeship training to commercial businesses across the UK, with every learner helped to see the difference they make to their employer's bottom line. Apprenticeship training is 90% Govt funded and…See More
Dec 13, 2018
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Dec 13, 2018
John Mulkerrin replied to Robert Ashton's discussion SEIS
"Hi Rob SEIS is only for equity so the CIC would have to be a Limited by Share to qualify for SEIS. Limited by Guarantee and Limited by Share CICs qualify for SITR as that can be applied to debt (loans,bonds etc) as well as equity, For advanced…"
May 2, 2018
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Has anyone experience of converting a CLG to CIC and then qualifying for SEIS investment? Interested to know how quickly after conversion people have gained SEIS approvalSee More
May 1, 2018

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What is your postcode?
NR18 9SS
Name of organisation (if any) you are associated with?
Swarm Apprenticeships CIC
Is that organisation a CIC?
Yes
If you have a website, what is your web address?
http://www.swarmapprentice.org.uk
Are you interested in representing a CIC at the CIC Association AGM?
Yes
Are you interested in working in partnership with the CIC Association?
Yes

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Would you buy steak from a vegetarian butcher?

I set up Swarm Apprenticeships five years ago because I recognised that too many bright youngsters fall through the education system. Now five years later we've just converted to CIC to reinforce our commitment to supporting youngsters who 'don't fit' into employment and training.

We now deliver apprenticeship training to commercial businesses across the UK, with every learner helped to see the difference they make to their employer's bottom line. Apprenticeship training is…

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