Hi Everyone, I need help/info. I am coming up to my first year end accounts and realise I dont know what is needed for CIC accounts. Do they need to be audited? etc etc Could someone clue me in to what I need to be doing please, rather than spend a fortune on finding out this info.
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so - this may (hopefully) provoke some discussion: a posting on a LinkedIn group recently said that of the 5000+ registered CICs, only 1% were co-operatives and the majority are 'inactive' (not trading) which was based on the authors looking up their records at Companies House.
if this is the case, then this surely poses an urgent question for the Association - namely what's going on if people are incorporating as CICs but then not actually doing anything? I know that the CIC…Continue
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There’s increasing interest from politicians and investors for social enterprises to enter ‘non-traditional’ market places (apparently there’s a belief that social enterprises don’t usually foray out of construction, catering or childcare into markets like telecoms, IT, financial services, etc etc...), especially into industries where private businesses have failed.
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I'm picking up rumours like this one http://chris.pirillo.com/the-future-of-ning-communities/ that Ning is looking for new cash and having problems with their business model. It wouldn't be the first free network to crash. Anyone heard anything substantive?