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…
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.
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Our guidance for societies facing financial strife clearly outlines the steps societies should take when experiencing financial difficulty.
So it's your first day at a co-op and there's so much to learn. But what even is a co-op?
Co-ops across the world are based on shared values and principles. These colourful posters are a great reminder.
This is a more in-depth guide into preparing and staging a successful AGM.
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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A comprehensive toolkit of finance resources for co‑ops.
The From Conflict to Co-operation series aims to help co-operatives not only to deal with conflict when it arises but also to avoid unnecessary conflict.
Co-operative housing organisations have different governance arrangements; some are governed by all the members through general meetings; some have management committees or boards…
Co‑operative values and principles are the very bedrock upon which co‑operative organisations are built – so our key performance indicators (KPIs) have to be co‑operative.
The drafting of minutes for co-op meetings can pose a number of challenges for the person taking the minutes. Read our guide and access meeting and AGM templates.
This a basic governance guide to preparing and staging a successful AGM.