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What we could learn from French co-ops

Shame to see plans for SeaFrance to become a worker co-op have run aground.  This is despite having political, legislative and support structures that promote worker co-operative buy-outs.

"The cooperative, was to be financed by workers' standard
lay-off  payments as well as "exceptional" cash of 60,000 euros per
worker, paid by SeaFrance's parent company, state-owned rail form SNCF."

Nick Clegg more employee ownership

Nice to see Nick Clegg is interested increasing employee ownership. Here's an article on the BBC if you haven't already heard.

Nick Clegg more employee ownership

Nice to see Nick Clegg is interested increasing employee ownership. Here's an article on the BBC if you haven't already heard.

The Baker Boys: A Welsh Drama with UK-wide implications

A guest blog by the Wales Co-operative Centre: As the second series of Baker Boys draws to a close on BBC Wales it seems like a good time to reflect on the need to consider employee ownership and worker co-operatives as tools to help address some of the economic issues that so many of us are facing on a day to day basis.

The Baker Boys: A Welsh Drama with UK-wide implications

A guest blog by the Wales Co-operative Centre: As the second series of
Baker Boys draws to a close on BBC Wales it seems like a good time to reflect on
the need to consider employee ownership and worker co-operatives as tools to
help address some of the economic issues that so many of us are facing on a day
to day basis.

The Baker Boys: A Welsh Drama with UK-wide implications

A guest blog by the Wales Co-operative Centre: As the second series of
Baker Boys draws to a close on BBC Wales it seems like a good time to reflect on
the need to consider employee ownership and worker co-operatives as tools to
help address some of the economic issues that so many of us are facing on a day
to day basis.

2011 Blog Round-up

It has been a while since I've had time to write a post, so here is a round up of my favourites over the last year or so.  I will be in Africa for 3 weeks and will hopefully get the chance to meet some worker co-operatives.

If you would like to write a guest blog for this blog please get in touch.

2011 Blog Round-up

It has been a while since I've had time to write a post, so here is a round up of my favourites over the last year or so.  I will be in Africa for 3 weeks and will hopefully get the chance to meet some worker co-operatives.

If you would like to write a guest blog for this blog please get in touch.

2011 Blog Round-up

It has been a while since I've had time to write a post, so here is a round up of my favourites over the last year or so.  I will be in Africa for 3 weeks and will hopefully get the chance to

Two new worker co-operative international federations

CICOPA (the global worker co-op federation) is getting bigger and stronger! With two new sub-regional organisations on the American continent.

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