There are several different legal structures which you could choose from, depending upon the purpose of your organisation and the size and nature of your operation.
The following links give further information as well as tools to help you decide.
- How to choose which organisational structure is right for you – read the Charity Commission’s how to choose a structure blog.
- If you are considering setting up a social enterprise, the guide to Structures for Social Enterprises from legal firm DLA Piper is a useful source of information.
- For community owned businesses or co-operatives, the Plunkett Foundation have produced A Brief Guide to Legal Structures.
For further help understanding the organisational structures and finding the best one for you why not book a 1-2-1 Advice Session?