Community Shares Practitioners can help you develop your business idea into a successful Standard Mark-awarded share offer.

Our practitioners can help you develop your community share offer, providing support on your business model, community engagement, governance and funding strategies.

Our Licensed Practitioners can also review your share offer in order for it to be awarded the Community Shares Standard Mark.

There are Community Shares Practitioners across the UK and many specialise in certain sectors, such as retail, heritage or community energy.

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Co-operative Business Consultants and Co-operative Alternatives

Jo has considerable experience in co-operative business advice, business and financial planning, crowd funding, board mentoring and governance,...

Co-op Culture / Cooperantics LLP

Nathan has been delivering support and training to co-operatives, community enterprises and trading charities since 1998.

Melia Business Solutions

Helen is a business adviser specialising in community finance, having had personal experience of setting up and running an award-winning community...

Co-op Culture

Mark is an experienced community entrepreneur and advisor, specialising in enterprise working towards social and environmental change.

Co-operative Futures

Jo has been providing business consultancy to co-operatives and community owned enterprises for more than twenty years. The depth and extent of...

Self-employed

Hugh has 16 years’ experience of working with businesses and community groups on business plans, financial projections, and funding applications...

Co-op Culture and Acorn Co-op Support

Andy is an experienced ecological community entrepreneur with a speciality in housing co-ops, land trusts, community ownership and worker co-ops...