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Co-operatives UK fully supports new efforts, spearheaded by the Co-operative Party, to bring forward Marcora-like legislation in the Senedd and Scottish Parliament.
Join our campaign and pledge your support to create one million employee and worker owners in the UK by 2030.
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.
The Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (2014) came into force in August 2014, wrapping up accompanying reforms introduced in April 2014.
How should social value impact on the award of central government contracts? Discover how we responded to government's consultation.
We participated fully in the consultation process over the new Civil Society Strategy... with mixed results.
Government has confirmed it will introduce legislation that removes a key financial burden for some co-ops, helping put them on a level playing field with other business forms.
Private rental housing co-ops will no longer have to pay punitive taxes aimed at deterring the corrupt practice known as ‘property enveloping’.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has responded to our calls to abolish the public fees for accessing society information via the online Mutuals Register.