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Member Offers

As a member of Co-operatives UK you can benefit from discounts and offers from other members and our affinity partners.

Co-operative Insurance Society Limited

Tailored package for Co-operatives UK members

The Co-operative Insurance offers a tailored package for Co-operatives UK members.

Whatever the nature and size of your business, Co-operative Insurance could provide the right cover at the right price. We have policies for key business types including, Shops, Offices, Pubs, Restaurant and Hotels. We know that one size doesn't necessarily fit all so If your co-operative doesn't fit into one of our categories we'd be happy to discuss building a bespoke policy. As one of our Business Insurance customers you could also benefit from:

  • legal protection – this includes cover for contractual disputes and debt recovery up to £500,000
  • 24 hour legal and tax advice – our legal experts can advise on any UK legal or tax matter free of charge (all you pay for is the call)

For more information, call 0161 903 3172 or email, nicola.trevor-Jones@cfs.coop.

The Co-operative Bank plc

Free business banking account

The Co-operative Bank offers a Co‑operatives Directplus free banking account designed specifically to meet the needs of Co‑operative enterprises and is the only account to be fully endorsed by Co‑operative UK. With roots in the Co‑operative movement, we understand what being a Co‑operative is all about.

For more information click here or call 0800 764 764.

BrightKidz

10% off products in the BrightKidz high vis range

BrightKidz is a workers co-operative supplying a unique range of fluorescent, reflective clothing, accessories and promotional products. In addition to the 'high vis', their Green Collection is a range of eco-friendly promo products. Both ranges are ideal for supporting CSR or community campaigns.

Members are entitled to discounts of 10% off products in the BrightKidz high vis range and reduced rates for the Green Collection. Contact info@brightkidz.co.uk quoting 'Cooperatives UK member' for details.

Calverts

free and no obligation face-to-face creative audit of your existing brand image

Calverts is an integrated communications design and commercial printing co-operative, specialising in high quality corporate and brand communications, print, web and advertising media.

Calverts offers a free and no obligation face-to-face creative audit of your existing brand image. Alternatively, we offer a free sustainability audit on your print communications, with advice about how to reduce both costs and environmental impacts. For more information, call 020 7739 1474.

Co-operative Web Limited

Website Offers

Co‑operative Web offers Co-operatives UK members 10% reduction on a range of our services: webSNAPS Data Visualisation , our bespoke development service, and our tailored code & database support Content Management: Free license for our bespoke CMS or reduced rates for Drupal construction.

Co-operatives UK

Free .coop domain name for one year

Co-operatives that have yet to register their first .coop domain name can do so free of charge with our "First Year Free" offer.

The .coop domain is only available to co-operatives and their support organisations and so provides a globally recognised and trusted online brand promoting co-operative values and principles. Thousands of co-operatives worldwide recognise the value of using .coop as an integral part of their marketing strategy. Join the global cooperative community and register your name today.

Essential Trading Co-operative Limited

Discount on first order

Essential Trading manufacture and distribute sustainable organic wholefoods, ecological household products and cruelty free body care items across the UK, Europe and internationally.

Buying genuinely ethical food couldn't be easier! try their online store at Ethically Essential. Use voucher code COOPUK1 to claim 10% off your first order.

Setting up a buying group or retailer? Email: newbiz@essential-trading.coop quoting 'Co-operatives UK member offer' to find out more about co-operative buying groups and trade services and claim £20 off your first order.

Ethecol - The Card Payments Co-operative

3 months free terminal rental for Co-ops UK members

 

Ethecol is the UK’s only card payment co-operative. They have competitive prices, with built-in charity donations and an exclusive package for Co-operatives UK members.

More card transactions are processed per year than cash and cheques combined, making cards the number one payment method in the UK.

Taking card payments doesn’t have to be expensive for your business. With the help of Ethecol, your business can benefit from fantastic rates and excellent service, providing you with a card terminal within days.

Ethecol can offer

  • 3 Months free terminal rental (Co-operatives UK members)
  • Virtual terminals
  • 17p debit card transaction fee
  • 1.6% credit card transaction fee
  • No hidden fees

Switching to Ethecol couldn't be easier. Local representatives are available to advise you on all aspects of card payments. Whether you are accepting cards for the first time or switching providers we can make the process quick and easy.

Customers have received on average a saving of 40%

“We selected Ethecol as a preferred provider of card services to members of the Plunkett Community Shop Network because they offer a competitive price and, as a social enterprise themselves share many of our values and ideals.”
James Alcock, Community Retail Manager, The Plunkett Foundation
 
Visit www.cardpayments.coop or contact Ethecol on 0800 09 88 111 for further information

 

Natty Platy Ltd

We aim to provide two trainers when training co‑operatives with no increase in fee

In the spirit of co‑operation, co‑operatives might reasonably expect a reduced fee. Natty Platy goes much further. Our passion for social justice and our experience of the significant difference our work can make compels us to double our efforts to support the development of a strong co‑operative sector. We aim to provide two trainers when training co‑operatives with no increase in fee. More information

Netuxo Limited

One year's free hosting for all new Drupal website development jobs

Netuxo are offering Co-operatives UK members: One year's free hosting for all new Drupal website development jobs. For website development valued at more than £1,500 one years' free hosting; plus one year's free implementation of Drupal security upgrades. 10-20% discount available for other services on application.

New Internationalist Publications Limited

10% discount on our services

The New Internationalist is proud to operate as an equal pay workers' co-operative. We want to work with like minded organisations and offer a 10% discount on our design, editorial, marketing and web services to all Co-operatives UK members.

The New Internationalist also offers large discounts on advertising rates for Co-operatives UK members. These discounts include magazine display advertising, inserts, web and email.

We'd love to hear from you.

01865 811401
annaw@newint.org

Nifty Thinking

10% off your first order
Nifty Thinking is a worker Co-operative Creative Media Agency.
Their members have years of experience listening to clients needs, developing ideas and producing beautiful results.
 
Being part of the Co-op community they understand the need to build relationships. The team can help you establish new connections, communicate your brand effectively and promote your products & services. Nifty can empower growth and provide your customers with a truly unique experience.
"We’re local, we’re loved and we’re trusted. We are Nifty Thinking"
 
0845 463 5135

Phone Co-op Limited

6% off business phone services

Members of Co‑operatives UK who sign up with the Phone Co‑op are also eligible for:

  • a free 0845 number - normally sixty pounds per annum
  • a free 0870 number - normally sixty pounds per annum. access to the full range of Phone Co‑op services

*Please note that the discount does not apply to line rental charges.

The Phone Co‑op is the only co‑operative telephone service provider in the UK, owned and controlled by its customer members.

Simplyhealth

Two months free health cover

Simplyhealth is offering Co-operative UK members up to two months free for a limited period only.

software.coop

Discounts on our web design, web development, e-commerce, domain name registration and hosting services

software.coop offers Co-operatives UK members discounts on our web design, web development, e-commerce, domain name registration and hosting services. Our services are built around cooperatively-developed software with no ongoing licensing fees, and we support a wide range of social and environmental projects directly and indirectly, including the WWF - World Wide Fund For Nature, the International Federation of Human Rights and Debian.

Substance

Discount on research, monitoring and evaluation servcies

Substance is a social research cooperative based in Manchester but working nationally and increasingly internationally. We undertake research and monitoring and evaluation services with a huge range of organisations from government departments, the Big Lottery, national charities and national programmes to locally based community organisations and sports clubs. Our monitoring and evaluation software, Views (www.views.coop) is state of the art.

We offer a 10% discount to other cooperatives, please contact us to discuss your needs. 

Sustainable Change Co-operative

25% discount available for Co-operative

Environmental issues are impacting on your business but you lack the expertise to address them effectively and employing someone is just not a realistic option.

At Sustainable Change Co-operative we provide a lower cost, highly skilled alternative, with an annual starter pack on offer for £6,000* and including:

  • 18 days support  throughout the year
  • Specialist input on climate change, renewable energy, legislation and Environmental Management Systems
  • Highly qualified IEMA accredited staff
  • Help completing tenders, dealing with regulators, attending meetings and training
  • A flexible plan to meet your needs
  • On-site presence and unlimited helpline
  • Payments spread over the year

*25% discount for Co-operative’s UK members.

Call:0161 860 7571 or email

The Communications Co-operative Limited

15% discount on our hourly rate

The Communications Co‑operative with over 30 years' experience in communications, marketing and the media are offering Co‑operatives UK members a 15% discount on their hourly rate.

Wave Design Ltd

10% off your first project with wave

We are a design co-operative specialising in communications for the third sector.

Why choose wave:

  • you want a design team that can handle all your design work under one roof. From reports to logos, campaigns to website design and build
  • you cannot afford to miss deadlines
  • you need to have your message communicated effectively, appropriately and sometimes just a little bit differently
  • you are working to a tight budget and need to know that your money is being well spent
  • you want to work with a small team who are dedicated, passionate and good at what they do.

If you would like to have more information about us, our services or would like a quote, please get in touch. We would love to hear from you.

Member discount offer:
10% off your first project with wave

Email: nadiya@wave.coop

Call: 07875 434799

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