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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…
1 year ago
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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…
1 year 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…
1 year 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…
1 year 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…
1 year 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 year 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 year 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.
2 years ago