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Co-operatives UK has published four ‘offers’ for building back better, aimed at a government worried about jobs and everyone working for a more just and sustainable future. 
5 months ago
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It looks like we’re heading into a deep economic and social crisis. Many livelihoods and businesses will be destroyed. But business as usual was already an unfolding catastrophe; for the planet if not…
6 months ago
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Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the government has announced that the reporting deadline for this year’s gender pay gap reports has been suspended. 
7 months ago
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We have watched with interest over the last three years as the proposal for statutory parental bereavement leave progressed from a private member’s bill and into law.
7 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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Budget 2020 includes a very welcome announcement for private rental housing co‑ops. They will no longer have to pay punitive taxes aimed at deterring the corrupt practice known as ‘property…
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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We all know that one leader that we aspire to.  What was it that made them so good?  And how can we emulate their success?
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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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