Submitted by linda.barlow on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 13:45
Linda Barlow provides November's legal and governance blog on the method of "fusing" Industrial and Provident Societies and highlights some points to consider before proceeding.
Submitted by linda.barlow on Mon, 08/10/2012 - 15:32
In October's blog on legal and governance issues, Linda Barlow considers how the Mental Health Discrimination Bill 2011 may have an impact on the governing documents of co-operatives.
Submitted by linda.barlow on Wed, 12/09/2012 - 14:08
A member of the Co-operative Movement once told me that “if you look hard enough you will always find a link between the co-operative movement and events throughout British history.”
Therefore I wasn’t surprised to discover the links between the Preston Guild and the co-operative movement.
Linda Barlow discovers some surprising links between the co-operative movement and Preston Guild.
Submitted by linda.barlow on Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:27
Just published, Linda Barlow introduces the co-operative option to members of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx).
Submitted by linda.barlow on Thu, 23/08/2012 - 16:52
This is August's blog on legal and governance issues from Linda Barlow, in Co-operatives UK’s legal team.
The blog is for people interested in starting, growing and advising co-operatives. They aim to share best practice on key issues, so we’d welcome comments and discussion on your relevant experiences. In order to help the thread of the discussion would ask that you keep your responses short and focused on the issues being explored.
Submitted by linda.barlow on Thu, 23/08/2012 - 14:34
Co-operatives UK shares its response to the Review of the Charities Act, published last month.
Submitted by linda.barlow on Fri, 27/07/2012 - 16:15
Linda Barlow offers some thoughts on the position of exempt charities following the Review of the Charities Act 2011.
Submitted by linda.barlow on Mon, 16/07/2012 - 14:34
The search is on for the designer and creator of the trophies for the Co-operative Awards 2012.
Could it be you?
Submitted by linda.barlow on Wed, 27/06/2012 - 17:01
Linda Barlow provides the June blog on legal and governance issues. The subject this month, is the law on shoplifting and to assist co-operatives to develop some best practice guidelines in this area.
Submitted by linda.barlow on Fri, 25/05/2012 - 14:30
Linda Barlow congratulates Camgrain and Arable Crop Storage on their recent merger enabling the co-op to store 40,000 tonnes of grain for its members for the 2012 harvest.