This document provides a brief over-view of the major questions you might have about community-owned media organisations, from what they are and how they work to where you can go to get more information about them.
Sticky money - evaluating the local impact of the co-operative pound provides guidance for co-operatives on using the LM3 tool to evaluate their local economic impact using the Lincolnshire Co-operative Society as a case study to illustrate the process.
Over summer 2012, Lincolnshire Co-operative used the Local Multiplier 3 (LM3) methodology to measure the local economic impact of its operations on Lincolnshire. This process was sponsored by Co-operatives UK and externally assessed by K2A.
A supporting tool for Simply Legal allowing fledgling enterprises to find the most appropriate legal structure for their needs. This is the express version of the tool, recommended for development workers. All other users should consider using the comprehensive questionnaire.
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