Managing your society

Find out how to update and amend your society's details, submit annual returns, or register other changes with us.

Review legal requirements

Review the legal requirements under mutuals legislation.

Find resources

We provide resources for your society.

Register on the Mutuals Society Portal

Most societies register on the Mutuals Society Portal. You can use this to submit your annual returns and accounts, changes to your registered office address or name, record a charge or submit a rule amendment.

If you’re registered on the Portal, you’ll also receive email reminders about submitting your annual returns and accounts.

Co-operative and community benefit society directors

Find out about the role of directors.

Submitting your annual return and accounts

All societies have to submit returns to us each year. We provide more information on our accounts and annual returns page. Set a reminder to ensure you submit your next submission on time. Co-operative and community benefit societies can find out more about auditing accounts.

Your society name

You must display your registered name, and register any change with us. Find out more.

Register other changes with us

View the forms page to register other changes, like a change to your name or address, with us.

Change a society's status

Find out the steps you need to take to convert your society into a company

Having or becoming a subsidiary

Find out what you should be aware of before setting up, or becoming, a subsidiary.

Cancel or dissolve a society

How to cancel or dissolve a society or branch, including distributing assets.

Prosecutions and cancellations

Find details of mutual societies prosecuted or cancelled for failing to submit annual returns and accounts to us.

Page updates

: Editorial amendment Typo corrected