Training / Workshop

Company Formation & Charitable Status

People around table in discussion
14:00 – 17:00
The Albany, Douglas Way, London SE8 4AG
Independent Theatre Council
£50+VAT (£60) for both members and non-members.

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This course will explain the legal issues and the practicalities of setting up and running a Limited Company and the benefits and disadvantages of Charitable Status.

By the end of the seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Decide whether their organisation should be a Limited Company, a Community Interest Company or a Charitable Incorporated Organisation.
  • Assess whether and when Charitable Status is appropriate for their organisation.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of Company Directors in the running of a Company.

‘I found the session really useful. The information was well delivered, clear and made relevant to everyone in the room.’ Lesley Anne Rose, Open Road Ltd

Target Audience

It is aimed primarily at those who are considering whether to register a Company or apply for Charitable Status.


This half-day course is an informal seminar with plenty of opportunity for questions, discussion and learning from fellow-participants’ experiences.


Jackie Elliman is ITC’s Legal & Industrial Relations Manager. Jackie studied Drama at Manchester University and Law at the College of Law and has worked for Equity, UK Theatre/SOLT and – as a freelance consultant – for a wide range of performing arts companies.

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