A library of resources for anyone who would like to find out more about community shares. From introductory guides to market reports, find the info you need here.

9th December 2015

This note summarises the rule changes to investment tax relief schemes introduced in the Finance Act 2015, which received Royal Assent on 18 November 2015.

10th January 2016

The Training Manual is useful for understanding what the training and licensing process entails and what skills are taken into account.

29th September 2015

Read about the ten things that you need to know about community shares. A very brief introduction for groups considering a community share offer.

The total share capital required should be expressed as three fundraising targets:

A pioneer share offer is a way of accessing high-risk capital at a very early stage in a project, to get ‘investment-ready’.

Regardless of whether advance assurance has been obtained or not, if an enterprise wishes to apply for tax relief on shares the enterprise must sub

Regardless of whether advance assurance has been obtained or not, if an enterprise wishes to apply for tax relief on shares the enterprise must sub

All societies must comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 when prom

Some societies are incorporated under older versions of model rules that do not specify terms for withdrawable, or community shares.

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