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Training and Consultancy

Advising Communities’ training and consultancy services are delivered by our team of practitioners, legal advisors and solicitors who have extensive experience in a wide range of areas.



We provide bespoke consultancy support upon request and have various off the shelf packages which are listed below;

Incorporation Support Package

£1,500 (includes a year free subscription to our Advice and Information service)

Our 3-day Incorporation Support Package offers legal and technical support to get you started as an incorporated organisation.

Whether you’re considering becoming a Community Interest Company, a Charitable Incorporated Organisation or establishing an enterprising business, we’ll guide your organisation and your management board through the incorporation process.

Trading Separation Package

£2,500 (includes a year free subscription to our Advice and Information service)

Our Trading Separation package helps you to set up a trading company to keep trading separate from other income to limit liability and financial risk to members and directors. We will support you through the entire process with legal experts, prepare and help you adopt your Memorandum and Articles of Association, form your company, and provide specialist advice on separating governance and your finance arrangements.

HR services and Staff Handbook

The PEACE staff handbook is written by experts. Always up to date with HR support to back you up when you need it you never need to worry that your policies are not accurate or up-to-date and that you can manage effectively.

Updated twice a year - we'll automatically send you correct polices where there have been changes to the law.

Alongside the handbook, you'll receive a copy of the Manager's Toolkit, our step-by-step guide to implementing the HR polices, including guidance and standard letters. If you still have questions on implementation of these policies, we'll do everything we can to help.

Developed by HR specialists and solicitors with comprehensive knowledge and experience, the Handbook has been designed to meet the needs of small and medium organisations in the voluntary and community sector.

Handbook prices

  •  £700 for organisations under £500,000 in turnover.
  • £1,000 for organisations over £500,000 in turnover.

For continued bi-annual updates to your handbook you must be a subscriber to our Advice and Information service

Get in touch with us about any of our consultancy to discuss further


We have a wide range of training available to help support the development of your organisation as well as training on a wide range of legal topics which maybe affecting you or your clients. Our most popular courses are listed below however please get in touch if you need something tailor-made.

Community Assets Matter Training

Community Assets Matter is our tailored training offer to help you set up or manage your organisation or assets.

Legal issues affecting your organisation or service users

We deliver a wide range of training on issues that may be affecting your organisation and/or your service users. Topics range from welfare law and welfare reform to dealing with debt and building financial capability.  Click here for a full list of available topics.


Get in touch with us about any of our training to discuss further