In the coming weeks, you will notice that it's much quieter than usual on this blog and the @CICRegulator Twitter account.
The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea - Isak Dinesen
I was delighted to recently take over the position of Deputy Regulator of Community Interest Companies (CICs).
Our CIC is run by people who are passionate about promoting the independence of people in need and the professionals already supporting those people. We wanted to make people’s lives easier with the range of services we provide. Our team …
We’re an ethical lender that registered as a CIC in 2015. We offer a real alternative to high cost lenders and rent-to-own (RTO) stores.
I’m Gina Hopkins, Founder and CEO of the CIC set-up in 2016. I have Dystonia, a neuromuscular condition which causes constant and uncontrollable muscle spasms.
Nuts about doing business differently Liberation Foods, became a community interest company in 2007. Co-operatives of small-scale nut producers from around the developing world decided to get together to form a UK company through which to market their produce.
ABC Life Support – First Aid Training in your community ABC Life Support was founded in March 2010 by Danielle Bridge who before taking time off to start a family was a First Aid Trainer for an independent training organisation.
Phil Horrell, the Deputy Regulator (who has been in the CIC office since the beginning of time!), presented at his last CIC event before retirement and jetting off to sunnier climes (Australia so I’m told).
My father and grandfather both miners in the Welsh valleys, had a saying 'the tools are on the bar' to call the end of a shift. At the end of October and after 41 years of public service, I will be …