Key documents when considering incorporation

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 Points to note
Everyone
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FAQs on the Whitemoor Gardeners Association Committee decision to pursue a change of form of organisation to become Co-operative Society
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You need to read this regardless of whether your Association is considering staying unincorporated or becoming either an incorporated coop or small company
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A comparison of costs of remaining unincorporated, and of incorporating as either a coop or a small company
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You need to read this if your Association is considering becoming an incorporated Cooperative
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You need to read this if your Association is considering becoming an incorporated Cooperative
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The annual return that coops have to complete and return to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
You need to read this if your Association is considering becoming an incorporated Cooperative
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Version of the above completed for a dummy allotment coop
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Full FCA guidance document for Cooperatives
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This guidance is for Assocations that choose to incorporate - Cooperative or Small Company.
It describes the process and the bureaucratic requirements.
NB - look out for an updated version, following the January posting.
Cooperative registrants
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Links to useful resources and details of joining the National Allotments Society (NAS)
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NAS membership form (Word)
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Associations need to take care if exercising this option, as the Data Protection Act (like the GDPR) demands consent from members if personal information is shared with third parties. Under no circumstances should personal information be shared without first asking your members if they agree (Excel)
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National Allotment Society Limited Sponsorship Rules  REMOVED FOR NOW. These are being reviewed by ODFAA
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Pending review, as above (Word)
 
        Company registrants
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 You need to read this if your Association is considering becoming an incorporated Small Company
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 You need to read this if your Association is considering becoming an incorporated Small Company
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 You need to read this if your Association is considering becoming an incorporated Small Company
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 You need to read this if your Association is considering becoming an incorporated Small Company