Introducing the Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Introducing the CIO – Charitable Incorporated Organisation

  • Did you know that a new legal structure is being introduced?
  • The structure is especially for Charities
  • Gives Limited Liability to members and trustees, valuable in winning contracts, employing staff and owning property
  • Registration and regulation simplified – operated only through Charities Commission

To learn more about CIO’s and how this new form could help your organisation, see ‘Services’, contact Andy on the email link or ring 07950 354780.




Essential Good Governance

Does your social enterprise or community organisation have effective governance procedures to ensure the organisation is governed properly? Have they been reviewed recently? Help is available to assist with:

  • Recruiting and retaining directors / trustees
  • Developing necessary rules, regulations and procedures
  • Ensuring effective communication at all levels
  • Running an effective meeting
  • Getting the best from your board

To learn more about Good Governance and the support available from Andy Beaton Consultancy see ‘Services’, contact Andy on the email link or ring 07950 354780.

Getting Policies and Procedures Right

Increasingly, tender and funding opportunities for the sector require the forwarding of up-to-date policies and procedures in areas such as:

  • Environmental Management
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Equal Opportunities and promoting Equality of Opportunity in Service Delivery
  • Quality Management
  • Personnel Policies

See ‘Services’ to find out how Andy Beaton Consultancy can help you develop or update relevant policies and to ensure  your tender / bid readiness in this area, contact Andy on the email link or ring 07950 354780.

Legal Structures – Ensuring they work for your organisation

Q – Is your organisation incorporated as a company?

Q – What is the right legal structure for our organisation in it’s current circumstances and going forward?

Q – Should the company be limited by guarantee or shares?

Q – Do we need a subsidiary trading company?

To receive straightforward advice on your legal structure options, contat Andy Beaton Consultancy via the email link or phone 07950 354780. For further derails of help available , click on ‘Services’.

Social Enterprise Mark

Did you know…?

  • The ‘Mark’ is a nationally recognised indicator of Social Enterprise status
  • It gives customers, partners and funders confidence of your integrity as a true social enterprise which is non-personal profit distributing and works towards a social mission
  • There is a user-friendly application process
  • Charities and Community Interest Companies can have applications fast-tracked
  • New organisation can gain the ‘Mark’ in their first year of trading

To learn more about the ‘Social Enterprise Mark’ and for advice and support with the application process, contact Andy Beaton Consultancy via the email link or by calling 07950 354780. For more details of what the consultancy can offer you and your organisation, please click on ‘Services’.