Birmingham Food Council incorporated as a Community Interest Company

On March 10th we finally became a Community Interest Company, aka CIC.

It took some doing, too. Companies House queried the use of the word “Council” in our name which, on reflection, shouldn’t have been a surprise.

It meant a tad of dashing about in late February, getting Cllr Steve Bedser (and the legal team) at Birmingham City Council to say it was OK, and for a spread of other organisations — the Med School, Warwick Crop Centre, Minor Weir and Willis, Growing Birmingham and Birmingham Public Health to also write a letter saying they thought it was a Good Idea.

All that effort has paid off, and here we are. Birmingham Food Council CIC. Oh yes.

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The Birmingham Food Council is a Community Interest Company registered in England and Wales number 8931789