Supporting the community purpose of Stockwood CBS should be the primary motivation for investment and investment in the Society should be seen as a long-term social and environmental investment.
An investment in Stockwood CBS is an investment in a trading business and is not a loan or deposit. Depending on the personal circumstances of the shareholder and the proportion of assets they are considering investing, it may be inappropriate to invest savings in Stockwood CBS.
In addition to the usual risks associated with investment in any business, the following risks should be carefully considered before investing. Although the Directors will seek to minimise these risks they could result in a negative effect on the operating results and cash flow of the Society and may affect the ability to pay interest and return the original investment. The risks outlined below are not exhaustive and there may be other risks of which the Directors are not aware.