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Member Case study: Green Office Coop

Posted by john.atherton on Wednesday, 24 July 2013

The Green Office Coop are a relatively new member of Co-operatives UK who manufacture printer cartridges by working with prisoners and ex-offenders.  This article shines a spotlight on their activity and their lessons of Government procurement contracts. Read More »

Community reinvestment

Posted by Ed Mayo on Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Banking that helps? The framework of regulation and incentives that promote equal opportunities in finance in the USA has long stood out as a model for success. Read More »

An open set of questions

Posted by Ed Mayo on Friday, 12 July 2013

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Enough to count

Posted by Ed Mayo on Tuesday, 9 July 2013

The model of public services that are delivered by mutual enterprises with a strong staff has moved from idea into practice over recent years. Read More »

Co-operative Awards 2013 - introducing our winning co-operatives!

Posted by linda.barlow on Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Co-operative Awards 2013 - introducing our winning co-operatives! Read More »

All about Asset Locks!

Posted by linda.barlow on Wednesday, 26 June 2013

This is June’s blog post on legal and governance issues from Linda Barlow, in Co-operatives UK’s Advice and Policy Team. Read More »

Worker Co-operative Council Members

Posted by john.atherton on Wednesday, 26 June 2013

The worker co-operative council is elected by worker co-operative and employee owned members of Co-operatives UK.   Read More »

In good health

Posted by Ed Mayo on Monday, 24 June 2013

After the knockabout in the media in recent weeks, leading to the positive news on the added capital cushion for the Co-operative Bank, it is good to report that the co-operative sector overall is in good shape. Read More »

Still Co-operative?

Posted by Ed Mayo on Monday, 17 June 2013

The capital injection announced today for the Co-operative Bank resolves its immediate financial needs – in terms of boosting its equity cushion in line with the way regulatory requirements are headed. Read More »

Co-operative Bank

Posted by Ed Mayo on Friday, 14 June 2013

The Co-operative Bank has been in the media spotlight, following the announcement of a downgrade in ratings by the agency Moody’s. Read More »

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