We get this question a lot: Does a CIC need articles of association? The short answer is yes. The long answer is… part of this blog. Let us walk you though what you need to know. The two primary documents… Read More ›
Does a CIC have to have an asset lock?
Are you a prospective Community Interest Company (CIC) or current CIC director looking for answers to whether your organization must have an asset lock? If so, this blog post is for you! Overview of the Purpose of a CIC and… Read More ›
CIC limited by guarantee or limited by shares. Which one is best?
Some individuals believe that social enterprise is the future of business. There may be some basis for that argument given the resilience these types of organisation have shown during the economic challenges of recent years. As campaigners continue to petition… Read More ›
What is a community interest company – and how do you set one up?
What do you need to set up a CIC? A community interest company (CIC) is a business setup to deliver value to the community, not simply profits to shareholders and owners. A CIC is more than a business to help… Read More ›
Application to Form a Community Interest Company. What is CIC36 form?
What is CIC36 form? It’s a necessity for any social enterprise that wants to structure itself as a community interest company. All CICs need to fill out the CIC36 form and submit it to the Regulator of Community Interest Companies…. Read More ›
CIC Company formation
It has been 14 years since the UK government first introduced community interest companies (CICs). CICs are very popular among social entrepreneurs who want to use business to help their local community. You can read one of our earlier blog… Read More ›