Tag: legislation

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A new Co-operatives Act for Northern Ireland

Co-operatives UK has welcomed a new Bill that has passed through its final stage in the Northern Ireland Assembly, with Royal Assent due at the end of April. The Credit Unions, Co-operatives and...

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Analysis: The Co-operatives Act three years on

Three years ago, the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act came into effect. It was a landmark piece of legislation for societies, bringing together and simplifying 17 separate pieces of...

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Co-operative society legislation

The law governing co-operative and community benefit societies changed on 1 August 2014. Here are the key changes: The main governing Act, the Industrial & Provident Societies Act 1965 was...

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Expert advice: employment law changes to look out for this year

With recommendations on big issues like the National Minimum Wage and regulation on gender pay reporting expected in 2016, a number of key developments in employment law are coming up that will...

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Expert analysis: The Co-operatives Act one year on

It has been a year since the Co‑operative and Community Benefit Societies Act came into effect – a legislative change that was lobbied for across the co‑operative sector with the aim of cleaning up...

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Live Issues

Account reporting requirements Account reporting requirements for co-operative and community benefit societies are becoming increasingly burdensome in comparison with those for companies. The...

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