Wellfit Health and Wellbeing became a CIC in 2012 and celebrated its 4th anniversary in July. It was just like any other birthday, there was a cake, there was fizz, there was a speech and a toast.
Community Interest Companies in action
The CICs represented here are telling their stories of the good work they do. They work in all sectors in the UK and are each very special in their own way.
Belfast Child CIC was born in March 2013 and founded by me. As I saw the need for a motivating 'off the street' programme for young people in Belfast.
The Bunker is a great example of a community interest company (CIC). We aim to tackle cultural barriers through interactive music projects.
Rhubarb Farm became a CIC in October 2009. It is a small social enterprise on the north Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire border.
We had an idea to improve the lives of older people in our local area.
Social Enterprise UK became a CIC in 2013. We are the national body for social enterprise. We represent our members and help grow the social enterprise movement.
I'm Rosie Ginday, Founder of Miss Macaroon which became a CIC in 2011.
Ffilm Cymru Wales became a CIC in 2006. They support the development of a creative, innovative and inclusive film culture.
Yes that’s right. I’m Rachel Oliver a Community Engagement Manager at Circus Starr CIC.