New report ‘Offering Hope to New Generations’ outlines ways how a chronic lack of awareness is damaging the ability of co-operatives to provide answers to social issues faced by…
Introduction Effective risk management provides an early warning system for organisations in an uncertain environment. There are many benefits of effective risk management,…
This document invites institutions to join Co‑operatives UK and our partnership of anchor institutional investors, to grow the thriving community shares market via investment in…
Introduction For societies registered under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014. Every society must have a secretary who is the main person responsible in…
Content by Empowering Places
Empowering Places aims to build more resilient communities by supporting community businesses to provide benefits and opportunities for local people.
To ensure transparency and enable member scrutiny we publish summaries from our board's most recent discussions and decisions.
What's in a name? There are legal requirements for choosing and using the name of your co-operative. Read our in depth guides.
The governance wheel depicts the key areas of governance that should be in place within a thriving co-operative business.
This report highlights the success of co‑ops in helping Scots weather the Covid‑19 storm and makes six recommendations for Scottish government to act on, now and after the next…
Content by Community Shares
Our guidance for societies facing financial strife clearly outlines the steps societies should take when experiencing financial difficulty.
This is a more in-depth guide into preparing and staging a successful AGM.
Content by Unfound
Published in February 2019, this report outlines the conditions necessary for platform co‑operatives to become viable alternatives to Big Tech corporations.
Content by Ownership Hub
The Ownership Hub raises awareness of the benefits of employee and worker ownership at a national level.
This code is a tool to help chart what good practice can look like. It focuses on best practice around democracy and quality of leadership that emerges through good governance.
A board must be made up of directors with the right mix of expertise, experience and perspectives to ensure it does not become homogenous. This short guide runs through the process…
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