Legal Structure and Incorporation
Your informal community group can gather a lot of vital support and information, but once you want to engage people on contract work or explore land purchase, your group needs to have a legal (corporate) entity.
Your legal form needs to allow you to do things you want to do, so understand your options and work out what will be a good fit for your group's vision, plans and ethos.
The Hub can help you
- Understand and explore your options around incorporation
- Find the very best advice from national specialist bodies
- Secure legal support if necessary
If you choose to become a CLT or a Co-operative, their national support bodies can help you to register new organisations with the Financial Conduct Authority without the need for solicitors: