BA members to discuss change to legal structure

Members of Being Alongside/APCMH (those who are full subscribers and have signed up to a £1 liability should the registered company cease to exist) have been invited to an Extraordinary General Meeting taking place on Zoom on Saturday 8 January 2022 at 2.00pm.

This meeting will consider a change of legal structure from a Company Limited by Guarantee into a Foundation Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). It is hoped that, in time, this will enable us to more easily update our constitution to reflect the work of the organisation today and to reduce the administrative burden associated with being registered with both Companies House and the Charity Commission. 

The EGM will consider a Special Resolution that seeks to apply to the Charity Commission for such a change and our endorses a new constitution to support this (available below).

Any member who has not received joining instructions can find them in the Formal Notice of EGM available below (or email A Proxy Voting Form is also available to download below, should you wish to have their voice heard but are unable to attend the meeting.

The committee is encouraging members to support the Special Resolution in the spirit of good governance and administrative efficiency. We will report the outcome here on our website following the meeting.