‘How to become a Charitable Incorporated Organisation’
Date: 16 October 2018
Time: 6.00-8.00pm
Venue: Gordon Room, Worthing Town Hall
Cost: Free
Book: via Eventbrite



Led by Tim Smith of Griffith Smith Solicitors, this session will provide the opportunity to learn more about the Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) legal structure, including the differences between a CIO and a Community Interest Company (CIC), and how to convert from a CIC to a CIO.

It will look at issues such as:


· what is a CIO and the requirements

· the main reasons for choosing a CIO structure

· reasons not to chose a CIO structure

· association ‘v’ foundation model

· how to go about setting up a CIO and demonstrating your charitable objectives effectively

· what the challenges of adopting a CIO structure are

· the process for converting to a CIO from another structure e.g. CIC

· the differences between a CIO and CIC


This session runs as part of our Trustee and Leadership Network (formerly Governance Network) which is open to all community and voluntary organisations across Adur and Worthing, Brighton and Hove. They are a great opportunity to keep up to date with local and national legislation, develop your governance practice and network with other Trustees. Places will be prioritised for our members. www.bhcommunityworks.org.uk


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