IRCM is a CIC (Community Interest Company) and a not for profit organisation. It is a legally recognised body that is autonomous of any government or professional association.
IRCM is registered in the United Kingdom and is regulated by the Regulator of Community Interest Companies which ensures transparency and provides a benefit to the community it serves. To find out more about Community Interest Companies click on this link CLICK here.
We lift the veil on the coaching and mentoring industry with a register listing genuine coaches and mentors, and approve accreditation bodies, trade/professional associations, and course providers. We provide information to the buying public independently without any bias.
IRCM is the first independent body to search the globe to initiate a search and discover exactly how many coaches and mentors are currently trading. We have spent over two years and thousands of hours completing our initial search.
Critical analysis of the information and data found about coaches and mentors in the public domain were applied to what type of coaching, qualifications, experience and memberships of associations each coach or mentor had. Every coach and mentor was contacted to ask if the public domain data we held was correct. Thousands of coaches replied. Views expressed and feedback came from businesses, currently trading coaches and those coaches and mentors that have now ceased trading. Information was also provided from universities and government departments.
Before you decide to engage a coach or mentor or take a coaching or mentoring course:
If you or your company is planning to pay for services of a coach or mentor then we suggest you visit here first and carry out a background check.
Can you afford not to in our economic climate?
How can you be sure they are qualified?
IRCM has come across recognised accreditation bodies, various trade/professional associations, hundreds of training providers, colleges, and universities; so how can you be sure?
Whilst we do not purport to recommend any particular coach, mentor, or training organisation; we do provide the platform to help your own due diligence on those you are considering to employ.
Community Interest Companies (CICs)
Community interest companies (CIC) are a type of limited company designed specifically for those wishing to operate for the benefit of the community rather than for the benefit of the owners of the company. This means that a CIC cannot be formed or used solely for the personal gain of a particular person, or group of people.
The Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004 ("the Act") established the Regulator as an independent public office holder appointed by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (previously the Department of Trade and Industry). The appointment was subject to an open public recruitment process monitored by the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments.
The Regulator is an independent official and her powers are set out in the Act and the Community Interest Company Regulations 2005. The Act requires her to discharge her functions in accordance with good regulatory practice.
International Regulator of Coaching and Mentoring, CIC
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