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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.
10 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... 
11 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…
1 year 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?
1 year 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…
1 year 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…
1 year ago
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All the big players in Westminster have published their manifestos. Reading them gives us an idea of what the next government might do for co-ops. It also offers an insight into how much political…
1 year ago
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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (The EAT) has determined a few cases recently relating to disability and an employer’s obligations towards disabled employees.
1 year ago
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Read this informative Q&A with Co-operatives UK’s Co‑operative Development Manager Petra Morris, for advice on putting in a good application to The Hive – and answers to some of the common…
1 year ago