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

All Registered Practitioners listed on our Directory can confidently help you develop your community share offer, providing support on your business model, community engagement, governance and funding strategies.

Our Licensed Practitioners are additionally accredited to 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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Our Community Enterprise CIC

Michael has over 25 years of financial management and fundraising within the voluntary and public sectors, including company formation, business...

The Community Shares Company

Dave has 18 years' experience of working with community and social businesses, helping to raise over £9m in community...

Co-op Culture / Cooperantics LLP

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

Loblen Consultancy

Paul is an experienced practitioner providing support to social and community enterprises.  His specialisms include business development,...

Co-operatives and Mutual Solutions (CMS)

Dave has advised over 50 completed community share issues over the last 18 years raising £11 million of shares often...

Wales Co-operative Centre

Claudia is a Business Adviser with the Wales Co-operative Centre. She has a background in youth work and student volunteering.

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-operative Alternatives

Based in Northern Ireland, Tiziana holds a ILM Certificate in Social Enterprise Support and have been involved in co-operative development since...

Co-op Culture

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

Co-op Assistance Network

Hilary has been supporting new and existing co-operatives since 1996 and community shares initiatives since 2010. The need for these models of...

CASE and TH!NK FC

Ian is passionate about leveling the playing field.