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Good governance has always been a central part of the way that the co‑operative movement works. But it can make accountability and responsibility more diffuse says Centre for Governance and…
1 month ago
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Headphones
Recently we advised a Co‑operatives UK member as to whether they needed permission to play music in their premises. In this article, we share some useful information about the authorisations needed…
4 months ago
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An accurate Register of Members protects a society or a company from divisive, costly, and complex disputes. Conscientiously maintaining the register is good practice – here's our guide to how... 
8 months ago
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As our working life becomes busier, it can be frustrated by the number of meetings we are invited to, many of which we cannot miss. However, how many of the meetings are worthwhile or result in a…
9 months ago
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Co-operatives can access a range of capital to help fund their business. In this article, we outline what to bear in mind when considering accessing debt finance – in particular loan finance – and we…
9 months ago
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To do list
If your co-op is still working through its New Year ‘to do’ list, Co-operatives UK has a raft of useful governance resources that can help. Here are some top tips on how to use them so you can…
9 months ago