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Structures for social enterprises by DLA Piper and UnLtd

If you’re thinking of setting up a social enterprise there are quite a few different legal structures to consider:

  • Company Limited by Shares
  • Company Limited by Guarantee
  • Community Interest Company (CIC)
  • Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)
  • ‘Co-operative’ Industrial and Provident Society
  • ‘Community Benefit’ Industrial and Provident Society
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
  • Partnership
  • Sole Trader/Unincorporated Association

It’s important to have the right legal structure in place so DLA Piper and UnLtd have put together a handy guide to take you through all the options. Download the guide here

Posted on 16th April 2019 in Community enterprise, Resources