Connected Together Community Interest Company (CIC)
Connected Together is a Community Interest Company set up as a partnership between The University of Northampton and Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire. The CIC is the legal entity that manages the Healthwatch Northamptonshire contract. A CIC is a form of social enterprise and the regulations for Healthwatch state that Healthwatch must be set up as a social enterprise. Currently, the CIC is entirely funded by a contract with Northamptonshire County Council. CIC Board members are directors of the company responsible for the strategic and operational delivery of the Healthwatch Northamptonshire contract. The CIC Board makes decisions relating to governance, finance, income generation and staffing issues and ensures we comply with Company Law. The meetings of the CIC Board are not public meetings.