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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

A community share offer should be targeted at a defined community, be it a geographic community, a community of interest, or a combination of the t

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.

A co-operative society is run for the mutual benefit of members who use its services.

Incorporation means creating a legal identity for an organisation that is distinct from its members – a ‘corporate body’.

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