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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 »

New life for local news

Posted by Ed Mayo on Thursday, 6 June 2013

As ever more local newspapers close and titles merge, more and more communities are left without a local media outlet, feeding a sense that local media is undergoing a slow but inevitable death. Read More »

Company law refresher! - Top ten tips

Posted by linda.barlow on Friday, 31 May 2013

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

Raising the sails for when the wind comes

Posted by Ed Mayo on Saturday, 25 May 2013

I was pleased to deliver the Annual Quaker Salter Lecture this weekend. Read More »

Co-operative identity – Have your say

Posted by Ed Mayo on Saturday, 4 May 2013

Take action by 22nd May to help defend this potential threat Read More »

A care economy

Posted by Ed Mayo on Thursday, 2 May 2013

It is in the nature of us as people to care… and at times not to care. Read More »

An audit tale

Posted by linda.barlow on Monday, 29 April 2013

This is April’s blog on legal and governance issues from Linda Barlow, in Co‑operatives UK’s legal team and provides a refresher on audit requirements for IPSs. Read More »

The way to change banking is to change banks

Posted by Ed Mayo on Wednesday, 24 April 2013

So, the deal between Lloyds and the Co-operative Bank is off. Read More »

Worker co-operative code international translations

Posted by john.atherton on Thursday, 18 April 2013

The Worker Co-operative Code is a guide to running a co-opertive and has been translated into many different languages.. Read More »

Entry to Co-operative Awards 2013 now open! It's your chance to shine!

Posted by linda.barlow on Friday, 12 April 2013

Are you the best of the rest?  A shining example to the Co-operative Movement? Yes?  Then what better way to show the world than winning an award? To celebrate outstanding contribution to the co-operative economy, Co-operatives UK is calling on co-operators across the country to enter The Co-operative Awards 2013. Read More »

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