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It is a good idea!

Ever since the talk of cuts started we have been trying to think of ways to safe guard the most vunerable and their ability to access legal help. Legal Aid is there to help people but as the cuts comes into effect more and more areas will fall out of scope. In a bid to keep legal service as available as possible we began to look at which areas we could offer a low cost, fixed rate service in. It’s here that The Baring Foundation stepped in and agreed to help fund the costs of pilot  along with 6 other projects around the country. Thanks to them we are able to get this project up and running.

What is a Community Interest Company?

A CIC is a legal form created specifically for social enterprises. It has a social objective that is "regulated", ensuring that the organisation cannot deviate from its social mission. For more information on CICs, www.cicregulator.gov.uk