The regulator and registrar for charities in England and Wales
offering extensive guidance material for charities.
Charity Retail Association
Helps charity shops to operate their shops as effectively as
possible by pooling expertise, promoting common interests and
An independent official who encourages the development of the
CIC brand and provides guidance and assistance on matters relating
Incorporate and dissolve limited companies. They also examine
and store company information delivered under the Companies Act and
related legislation; and this information is available to the
Voluntary Councils (CVCs)
Provide support to existing and start-up social and community
Development Trusts Association (DTA) Wales
An independent practitioner based membership organisation
promoting the work of and supporting the growing network of
development trusts in Wales.
Sources of business support and training. Search the Welsh
Government's business directory for information, advice and support
services near you.
HM Revenue and Customs
A single reference point for information about tax and VAT for
charities along with information about tax relief for charitable
Social Enterprise Coalition
The trade association for social enterprise in the UK.
Social Firms Wales
National support agency for social firm development. It provides
business advice to social enterprises.
Wales Co-operative Centre
Co-operative development agency working across Wales providing
guidance and support to promote social, financial and digital
inclusion. Services include free help and business advice to social
enterprises and co-operatives in Wales.
Wales Council for Voluntary Action
Welsh Social Enterprise Coalition
Forms the representative voice for Welsh social enterprise.