Starting a group

This section provides advice about getting people involved in your group, deciding the purpose of your group, and agreeing a set of rules or principles that will govern your group. It provides practical information about things you may need to do, such as open a bank account and allocate roles in the group, and information about legal structures.

Information and advice

First steps for new groups
Choosing a legal structure
Writing a constitution
Opening a bank account
Setting up an arts project
Setting up a social enterprise
Getting outside help with starting a group

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