A library of all available resources for anyone exploring the possibilities of community shares. These can be filtered based on whether you are a part of a community enterprise considering a share offer, a supporter looking to purchase shares, or an adviser who offers support and assistance.
|Investing in Community Shares||1st July 2010||
This guide explains what community shares are, and will help inform your decision on whether you should invest in a community share offer.
|Practitioners' Guide to Community Shares||1st July 2011||
The Practitioners Guide to Community Shares is THE comprehensive guidance document to assist anyone who is considering or embarking on a community share offer. It offers advice to practitioners in four key areas of development; the business model, community engagement, governance and the offer document.
|Simply Finance||1st June 2011||
Part of the "Simply" series of publications to support the set-up and governance of co-operative and community enterprises, Simply Finance is a comprehensive guide to the different options for financing a community enterprise
|Simply Governance||1st June 2011||
Part of the "Simply" series of publications to support the set-up and governance of co-operative and community enterprises, a comprehensive guide to understanding the systems and processes concerned with the running of a sustainable community enterprise.
|Simply Legal||1st June 2011||
A clear, simple and understandable guide to the legal and governance processes required to support the third sector - from co-operatives to social enterprises.
|Simply Start-Up||1st November 2011||
A guide for anyone involved in the creation of an enterprise that will be owned by, run by, and supported by the community in which it operates. The guide uses community food enterprises as examples of what is possible, but the processes and issues can apply to a wide range of community enterprises: from taking over your local shop, starting a community-owned and run newspaper or cinema, to building a community-owned windfarm.