1. Charities are consistently the best performing legal structures with average turnovers having the least variance of all legal forms between the different studies (£450k — £650k); they also seem to generate the highest profit ratios from trading activities (averaging 11%)
  2. Companies limited by guarantee have the lowest reliance on grant funding (averaging 48%), but also a lower profit ratio of 4% of income
  3. Co-op Societies seem to struggle to generate profits (2% of turnover), but in having the largest average turnover of all the legal forms (£7.2m), this equates to far larger cash amounts than the other options do

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