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New service: Support for your social business

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If you’re thinking of setting up a social enterprise or charity, or looking to change the legal structure of your existing organisation we are delighted to offer a new service to guide you seamlessly through the process.

Community Action is working in partnership with enterprise specialist Jaz Greer from the Community Enterprise Centre in Derby to offer advice on the following:

  • Setting up a Community Interest Company (CIC)
  • Setting up a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)
  • Setting up a Company Limited By Guarantee
  • Setting up a Charitable Company
  • Looking at Incorporate from Constitution to Legal Entity
  • Converting from current legal status to CIC/CIO or other Legal Formats
  • Changes and adaptions to Legal Entity formats

The Community Enterprise Centre offers:

  • A 30 minute free initial consultation to talk through your options
  • A written assessment of your required needs

Working with the Community Enterprise Centre we are able to offer this service at a cost below standard commercial rates:  

  • £350 per day for voluntary or community organisations
  • £450 per day for public and private sector bodies

For more information please email Liz Gumbley.

The Community Enterprise Centre is based in Sheridan Street, Derby DE24 9HG