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We make six recommendations designed to make Scotland the best place in the world to establish new co-ops and develop existing ones.
New insolvency legislation to give businesses in distress more opportunities to turn things around has been applied to co-ops following our successful lobbying efforts.
Co-operative and community benefit societies, in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, are covered by legislation that provides businesses with greater flexibility in how and when…
Our short paper sets out why city regions should support the creation of employee and worker owned businesses, via both start-up and conversions, in their Covid-19 recovery…
Our briefing examines the (early) impact of Covid-19 on co-operatives, gaps in government support and recommendations to government.
How should social value impact on the award of central government contracts? Discover how we responded to government's consultation.
A flagship Bill intended to give people greater control over local communities across Scotland now recognises the role co-operatives can play in making community ownership and…
How Scotland’s Shared Prosperity Fund could include a significant role for community-led economic development.