Community Shares Practitioners can help you develop your community business idea into a successful Standard Mark-awarded share offer.

All Registered Practitioners listed on our Directory can confidently help you develop your community share offer, providing support on your business model, community engagement, governance and funding strategies.

Our Licensed Practitioners are additionally accredited to review your share offer in order for it to be awarded the Community Shares Standard Mark.

There are Community Shares Practitioners across the UK and many specialise in certain sectors, such as retail, heritage or community energy.

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Co-op Culture / Cooperantics LLP

Nathan has been delivering support and training to co-operatives, community enterprises and trading charities since 1998.

Leeds Community Homes

Josh has numerous years experience in the co-operative sector, working in the community led housing sector and worker co-ops as well as...

Wales Co-operative Centre

Claudia is a Business Adviser with the Wales Co-operative Centre. She has a background in youth work and student volunteering.

Andy has been investing in community shares for a decade and has helped to establish several co-operative societies in the Borders.

Melia Business Solutions

Helen is a business adviser specialising in community finance, having had personal experience of setting up and running an award-winning community...

Locality

Jeff Scales is the Head of Services for Locality in the North and Central regions and has worked in both the public and the voluntary/community...

Co-op Culture

Mark is an experienced community entrepreneur and advisor, specialising in enterprise working towards social and environmental change.

Co-operative Futures

Jo has been providing business consultancy to co-operatives and community owned enterprises for more than twenty years. The depth and extent of...

Self-employed

Hugh has 16 years’ experience of working with businesses and community groups on business plans, financial projections, and funding applications...

CASE and TH!NK FC

Ian is passionate about leveling the playing field.

Co-op Culture and Acorn Co-op Support

Andy is an experienced ecological community entrepreneur with a speciality in housing co-ops, land trusts, community ownership and worker co-ops...