Masters student in Creative Advertising Strategy at Manchester Metropolitan University, Rachael Radford undertook a research project to determine how co-operatives can engage more…
This short paper offers national and local policymakers optimistic and practical options for addressing the economic and environmental challenges that lie ahead. It draws on…
Content by Community Shares
This paper focuses on why and how the Community Ownership Fund can utilise the Community Shares financing model.
To ensure transparency and enable member scrutiny we publish summaries from our board's most recent discussions and decisions.
Understanding a maturing community shares market is the most comprehensive report ever published on the community shares sector – funded by Power to Change and Community Shares…
Co-operatives UK monitors a range of data sources to provide the most comprehensive intelligence available on the UK co-operative sector
Published annually, the Co‑operative Economy Report reveals turnover, membership and employee figures for thousands of co‑op businesses across the UK.
Co-ops across the world are based on shared values and principles. These colourful posters are a great reminder.
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Published in February 2019, this report outlines the conditions necessary for platform co‑operatives to become viable alternatives to Big Tech corporations.
Alex Lawrie, of Somerset Co‑operative Services CIC, provides ‘an exploration of trust, networking and professional practice amongst social movement activists in the solidarity…
This is the second edition, comprehensively revised, of a research study which has been widely recognised as the first comprehensive research study into how co-operative businesses…
Why do co‑ops appear to be more resilient than other types of business?
A report on the gender pay gap in the co-op sector in comparison with broader statistics.
Ed Mayo and Carina Millstone review data on different forms of ownership between 1985 and 2016.
Professor of Economics Virginie Pérotin looks at two decades’ worth of international data on worker owned co-operatives.
This report summarises the lessons learned from a two year nationwide action research programme of Community Economic Development (CED). It will be of practical interest to…