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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…
20 hours ago
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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…
6 days ago
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Calculator and tax forms
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…
28 days ago
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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…
28 days ago
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585 share offers by 440 businesses – social media graphic
Content by Community Shares
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…
1 month ago
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Sign saying do you want a future of decency equality and real social justice
For World Values Day, we invited ChangeOut – who we are working with currently to better understand Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – to contribute some thoughts on one of the co‑operative movement's…
1 month ago
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Hulme garden centre
As we adapt to the impact of coronavirus, it’s really important to take time to look after yourself and strengthen your resilience.
1 month ago
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Platform Co-operatives Now! An online course
Content by Unfound
Co‑operatives UK is supporting UK participants as a local partner for the second edition of the Platform Co‑ops Now! course.
1 month ago
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Group of people having a meeting
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…
2 months ago
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Mission vision values behaviours written in circles
If you look at your mission and vision over the last year, what values have you demonstrated? How have you demonstrated them? And which values fell by the wayside?
4 months ago