DIY Committee Guide
Keeping it legal – A guide to social enterprise legal structure – 1st edition – free http://www.sel.org.uk/uploads/Keeping-it-Legal.pdf
Community Interest Companies (CICS) are limited companies, with special additional features, created for the use of people who want to conduct a business or other activity for community benefit, and not purely for private advantage
Full Cost Recovery from ACEVO – a toolkit to assist the third sector in fully costing their projects and services.
NCVO – Finance Hub
Grants on line – provides up to date information on latest funding opportunities in the UK. 7 days free trial available.
Funding central – provides access to thousands of funding and finance opportunities. Free to access.
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE INVESTORS
Social Investment Business http://www.socialinvestmentbusiness.org/
The Social Enterprise Loan Fund: Specialist loans for charities and social enterprises
SOCIAL IMPACT MONITORING
Social Auditing – Social Audit Network – supports organisations to account fully for their social, environmental and economic impact
Social Enterprise Mark – A way for social enterprises to demonstrate their social impact
ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR BUSINESS
The Training Brokers: Apprenticeships and online courses in areas that are vital to the success of your social enterprise.
OTHER USEFUL LINKS
Social enterprise coalition www.socialenterprise.org.uk
Coop UK www.cooperatives-uk.coop
Development Trust Association www.dta.org.uk
Social Firms UK www.socialfirmsuk.co.uk
Department of Health – Social Enterprise support