Archive for the ‘Social Enterprise’ Category

ORB is now a CIC

What is a CIC? Just to be clear, a C.I.C. is a Community Interest Company which is one of several legal entities for social enterprises. A CIC operates as a business but has an underlying remit to operate for a social purpose. Additionally, CICs have an asset lock which means all assets must be used […]

Social Enterprise: politically sexy but perhaps not picture perfect!

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE: Watch out for the elephant in the room….. Is social enterprise ‘the solution?’ Social enterprise is often described as the solution to the problems facing our communities. It certainly might be part of the solution and I applaud the numerous, absolutely fantastic social enterprises across the UK that are driven by a social […]