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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 insurance 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 or visit Co-operative Insurance

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 Independent Financial Solutions (Co-op Wealth)

Auto-Enrolement Pensions - Assessment and Planning
 
Is Your Co-operative Ready For Auto-Enrolment Pensions?
 
It is mandatory for all businesses to offer a workplace pension to its employees.
To help you through this maze fellow Co-operative Wealth are delighted to offer you the following services:
 
18 Month Plan
A guide to the steps needed, options available and how long they may take (shorter timescale plans are available on request).
 
Initial Assessment Report
This includes your staging date, what your legal requirements are, what you need to do and by when.
 
To take advantage of this exclusive coop offer simply send an e-mail with your contact details, number of employees and your firms PAYE number to: heretohelp@wealth.coop, call 01332 554587 or visit www.wealth.coop/autoenrolment
 

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.

Apply for your free domain and register for the Co-operative Marque

Corporate Mailing Solutions

Tailored election, print and mailing services
The transactional mail, direct mail, print management, election services and response handling specialist.
 
From ballot paper production to online surveys, voting counting and scrutineering, CMS are proud to have more than ten years’ experience in the specialist area of election administration services. We have become a trusted supplier for a host of prestigious names including the Chelmsford Star Co-operative, Anglia Regional Co-operative Society (Central England Co-operative Society) and HF Holidays.
 
Security is persistently at the top of the agenda in everything we do, quite simply because our reputation depends on it. Our meticulous systems, highly trained and vetted personnel and vast experience means that when we handle your sensitive data and prepare your mailings you can rest assured there is not even the slightest chance of security becoming an issue.
HF Holidays’ Membership Manager, Linda Hickey writes: this year, we introduced online voting alongside postal voting for the first time as a service to our 35,600 strong membership. It also provides an opportunity for us to maximise potential votes for each of our candidates who are standing for election to the Board of Directors. We turned to CMS having had the opportunity to hear about their work at the Co-ops UK Practitioners Forum and have been delighted with the prompt delivery of the software, which was tailored to our own unique circumstances, and the ongoing service we receive in the handling of our members’ votes.

To take advantage of a 15% discount on first order for work commissioned before July 2015 and a free data health check, please call Robert West on 0845 873 1444 or email robert@cmsuk.com

www.cmsuk.com

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.

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

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.

Public Affairs Co-operative

10% - 30% discount available for Co-operatives UK members
 
The Public Affairs Co-op understands that smaller organisations are often stretched for time and resources to invest in their communications. As an ethical public affairs company,  we publish our rates and offer discounts to charities, social enterprises and co-operatives.
 
We have also developed packages of support at a fixed price, specifically designed to offer short term and targeted solutions for organisations in developing their strategies, learning communications skills or managing their larger announcements.
 

What we offer

  • Public affairs
  • Media and communications
  • Community relations
  • Funding and finance advice
  • Public affairs audit
What makes us different?
 
As an ethical business we want to be as open and transparent as possible about what we offer, our experience and what our services will cost. We won’t charge different rates depending on who you work with at the Public Affairs Co-operative – all our staff are highly experienced and professionally recognised – we won’t settle for anything less, and we wouldn’t ask you to, either.
 
Call 0131 240 1225 or email info@publicaffairs.coop
 

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.

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.

The Fair Tax Mark

20% discount on Fair Tax Mark accreditation
 
Tax has now become the most high-profile consumer issue. The Fair Tax Mark is an independent service which enables a business to communicate to customers that it is open and transparent about its tax affairs. Displaying a Fair Tax Mark shows that you pay the right amount of corporation tax at the right time in the right place.
 
The Fair Tax Mark reviews the information that a company publicly discloses about tax and helps them to show that they are committed to fair competition and making a positive contribution to society.
 
The Fair Tax Mark is delighted to be able to offer a 20% discount to members for Co-operatives UK. This discount applies to all fees above our entry level pricing band.
 
For more information please visit www.fairtaxmark.net or contact Richard on 0161 226 2929

 

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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