Legal Responsibilities for Directors of a Community Interest Company

Community Interest Companies (CIC) are incorporated organisations. They are regulated by Companies House under company law as well as by the CIC Regulator.

The Board of a Community Interest Company has a legal duty to comply with the requirements of the law by informing Companies House of:-

  • names and details of all Directors
  • notification of any changes to Directors details 
  • notification of changes to registered address of the company

The Board of Directors of a Community Interest Company are also required by law to file the following documents with Companies House each year:-

  • Annual Return
  • Annual Accounts (in the required format) 
  • Annual Community Interest Company Report

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