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Introduction Effective risk management provides an early warning system for organisations in an uncertain environment. There are many benefits of effective risk management,…
As part of the Sociocracy in co‑operative organisations resource, you can access these editable templates.
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?
When registering a new co‑op you need governing documents. These are different depending on the legal form your co-op takes. We have a range of model rules available which you can…
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…