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Work in progress
As I come to end of my first month in post at Co-operatives UK, I’ve been looking closely at our work on diversity, equity and inclusion. There is a long way to go - both to ‘put our own house in…
3 years 3 months
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Anthony Collins Solicitors outline some of the key elements co‑ops should consider the impacts of the Brexit UK‑EU trade and co‑operation agreement which came into place on 31 December 2020.
3 years 3 months
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Specialist Risk Insurance Solutions' Alan Tattler outlines why it is more important than ever for Co‑operative Directors and Officers (Managers) to be aware of their duties, responsibilities and…
3 years 3 months
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Thank you to all our members in 2020
As 2020 comes to a close, it’s safe to say it’s been a year that none of us expected.
3 years 5 months
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Policy blog number 20: A new hope
At the rate we’re going, co-ops will be a powerful democratising force in the economy around the year 2120. But we can't wait 100 years. To spread the benefits of economic democracy quickly and at…
3 years 5 months
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Big Ben
Stella Creasy MP has tabled an amendment to the Financial Services Bill, aimed at making it easier to establish a mutual bank in the UK. Government should accept this amendment, because local mutual…
3 years 5 months
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Boost co-op development now
Tomorrow (25 November) the Chancellor will publish UK government’s spending plans for 2021-22. The stakes could not be higher. Job losses are at their highest since 2009, millions face poverty and…
3 years 5 months
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Pulse surveys are a great way of measuring employee engagement and also finding out what matters to the people within your co-op. This will give you an informed platform to improve your co-op's…
3 years 6 months
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Make a plan
We have a responsibility to advocate for and actively effect structural change to make the sectors we support and our own organisation more diverse, equitable and inclusive. We have been too quiet for…
3 years 6 months
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Less than 10 years ago, community shares were almost unheard of. Yet since 2012, £155 million has been raised by 104,203 people supporting more than 440 vital businesses – an impressive 92% of which…
3 years 6 months