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Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) A help or a hindrance?

We thought we knew what a Social Enterprise was and the social economy, as a whole, was growing nicely until government decided to tell us what a Social Enterprise is.  They introduced Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) and said that … Continue reading

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CICs, Charities and SITR

A Community Interest Company (a CIC) is a limited company designed by statute as a vehicle for social enterprise. It must have a special constitution specifying the social aims and containing: a restriction on the transfer of assets out of … Continue reading

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To be a CIC, Charity or Hybrid - that is the question.

If you are scratching your head about what vehicle to use, a CIC or a Charity why not try a Hybrid, that’s the structure that generates revenue for social benefit and that also has an eye on creating value from … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of the Practice of Law

During the period I’ve been a solicitor, the practice of the law has changed beyond recognition particularly in the area of competition. At one time if you gave out too many business cards you were likely to be reported to … Continue reading

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