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…
Co-operatives UK has written to Lord Victor Adebowale, Chair of the Adebowale Commission on Social Investment, congratulating him and fellow commissioners on the publication of…
Co-operatives UK and its Worker Co-operative Council warmly welcome the launch of the Union-Coops:UK initiative.
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…
We have written to Baroness Barran MBE asking for three small amendments to the Charities Bill that could make a massive difference for community ownership.
This short paper is an offer to work in partnership with local leaders who have clear policy objectives to support co-op growth in their area.
Content by Community Shares
This paper focuses on why and how the Community Ownership Fund can utilise the Community Shares financing model.
Ahead of the Scottish parliamentary elections in May 2021, Co-operatives UK has created a document outlining four national programmes that, if implemented, will deliver a more…
Policy solutions for mutuals: proposals and impact
Content by Empowering Places
Empowering Places aims to build more resilient communities by supporting community businesses to provide benefits and opportunities for local people.
A briefing to provide MPs and Peers with a concise overview of the legislative reforms for co-operatives making their way through Parliament (Co-operative and Community Benefit…
To ensure transparency and enable member scrutiny we publish summaries from our board's most recent discussions and decisions.
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 #1MillionOwners
Our #1MillionOwners campaign calls for government to invest in worker and employee ownership.