Not-for-profit Law
Legal help for community organisations

Social Enterprise and the Law

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Got a business idea and want to be a force for good in your community? 

A social enterprise can help you kick goals, but understanding the legal requirements is key. We walk you through the basics, from choosing the right legal structure to tax concessions and charity status.

You'll learn about:

  • What it means to be a social enterprise
  • Five key considerations when starting up
  • Choosing the right legal structure
  • Charity status and tax concessions

We’ll also give you top tips and additional resources to help you in the future.

Who should attend? 

People thinking about starting or getting involved in a social enterprise


3 hours

Maximum number of participants 

30. If you think your group will exceed 30 participants please contact us to discuss further


One of our lawyers with expertise in charity and not-for-profit law and experience in providing training to community groups


Book a training session


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