Access high quality, high value advice and services

 Expert advice services are delivered by Co-operatives UK and through The Hive, our business support programme in partnership with The Co-operative Bank. 

Co-operatives UK members enjoy exclusive access to the Contact Package, priced just £200 per year and discounts of 20% or more on training courses and all other bespoke advice.

For information on how to access our services, click on the links below or call 0161 214 1750 to speak to one of the Co-operatives UK team.

Free guides & resources

Downloadable guides, resources and factsheets to help your co-op in the next stage of its development. Visit the growing your co-op section of The Hive website, which has a range of advice and resources to help co-ops strengthen and grow in areas from governance and HR and membership

Speak to our experts

The Co-operatives UK Contact Package for members offers phone, email and face-to-face support on issues affecting your co-op.

Bespoke support

From audits to health checks enjoy in-depth, you can access more tailored support to support you in resolving governance, HR, legal and finance issues. Read more about the services offered by Co-operatives UK's Advice Team.

1-2-1 advice and peer mentoring

Access up to 4 days of bespoke business advice or peer mentoring. Find out about all the business support on offer through The Hive.

Online community

An The Hive online community – a space for co-ops and practitioners to ask questions, share advice and discuss ideas with peers.

Training courses

Essential and advanced level training is on offer plus bespoke in-house training to help grow your expertise.