Submitted by linda.barlow on Mon, 24/09/2012 - 16:38
Linda Barlow provides a summary of the advice given to a member of Co-operatives UK which believed that the Chair of the co-operative (who was also a member of the Board) should not reside over a particular meeting due to conflict of duty/loyalty.
Submitted by linda.barlow on Tue, 26/03/2013 - 11:38
Linda Barlow from Co-operatives UK, Co-operative Advice Team, provides an introduction to the Changes to Part 25 of the Companies Act 2006, relating to company charges as at 1st April 2013.
Submitted by linda.barlow on Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:27
Just published, Linda Barlow introduces the co-operative option to members of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx).
The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 requires anyone involved in what is deemed to be ‘relevant business’ to introduce an anti-money laundering procedure.
In accordance with Co-operatives UK policy and good practice we are required to provide our conditions of engagement and to have these conditions of engagement accepted by yourself. Therefore, please confirm your acceptance of these conditions by checking the box at the application stage.
This is a list of fees for the Co-operatives UK Legal Team's co-operative registration service.
A ‘legal form’ is the sort of entity that an organisation is considered to be in the eyes of the law, for example whether it is a company limited by guarantee or a society. It is really important to make sure that you choose the most suitable legal form for a new co-operative as it can have an impact on the sustainability and future direction of a business down the line.
Submitted by linda.barlow on Wed, 27/06/2012 - 17:01
Linda Barlow provides the June blog on legal and governance issues. The subject this month, is the law on shoplifting and to assist co-operatives to develop some best practice guidelines in this area.
Submitted by linda.barlow on Mon, 21/05/2012 - 15:02
Linda Barlow provides an introduction to a proposed new legal form for Scotland - the SALP.
Submitted by linda.barlow on Thu, 22/03/2012 - 11:49
Linda Barlow presents the first in a new monthly blog from Co-operatives UK's legal team.