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International Co-operative Working Group at Co-op Congress 2022
Today is July 2. It is the International Day of Co-operatives – the 100th one in fact. It is a day of celebration – to show people in the UK and across the world about the unique contribution of…
1 month ago
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Rose Marley, CEO, Co-operatives UK
As Co-operatives UK launches it's new three-year strategy and new look branding, CEO Rose Marley explains the thinking behind this approach.
5 months ago
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Policy Blog 26
A growing number of businesses in the UK are going bust. Two years of lost income, uncertainty, stress, ballooning debt and now rising costs, may be taking their toll.  
5 months ago
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Policy Blog 25
When Michael Gove stood at the dispatch box and said government’s flagship Levelling Up White Paper was a strategy “to shift wealth and power decisively towards working people” I had to stop and…
6 months ago
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Rose Marley appeared on Sky News
Rose Marley summarises and reflects on what we have achieved together as a UK co-operative movement in 2021, her first year as CEO
8 months ago
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Co-op Policy Blog #23: A breakthrough in Scotland
Scottish government is now committed to supporting co-ops in its policy programme. This provides a massive opportunity to unlock the huge potential for co-ops in Scotland and follows a successful…
11 months ago
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Whilst the initial post-Brexit period focused on the import and export of goods, questions are turning to the transfer of data and the impact of Brexit on information governance.
1 year ago
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Policy blog: Hitting the ground running
Across the UK politicians from a range of parties have just been elected with commitments to support co-ops and a more democratic economy. We are already reaching out to offer our help, so politicians…
1 year ago
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Fan-owned football club
Community ownership has been one of the biggest democratising forces in our economy, from farming to football. The UK government’s new Community Ownership Fund could help spread the benefits further,…
1 year ago