A legal structure is essential to any group. There are a number of options to consider. This can be confusing but the guide below will help.
- Cooperatives UK Publication: ‘Simply Legal” – Guide to Legal structures for Community Groups’
- Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR): Guidance on the Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation for charities and their advisers
- Council for Voluntary Service (aka Third Sector Interface) may be able to offer advice and support. Contact your local office.