Content by Booster Fund
We are looking to recruit new members for the Community Shares Booster Fund assessment process. Think this could be for you? Read on...
Masters student in Creative Advertising Strategy at Manchester Metropolitan University, Rachael Radford undertook a research project to determine how co-operatives can engage more…
Content by Community Shares
An overview of the Community Shares Practitioner Training Programme 2021. Includes details on the workshops and follow up accreditation and assessment process.
To ensure transparency and enable member scrutiny we publish summaries from our board's most recent discussions and decisions.
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.
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.
Alex Lawrie, of Somerset Co‑operative Services CIC, provides ‘an exploration of trust, networking and professional practice amongst social movement activists in the solidarity…
Content by Unfound
This paper aims to locate platform co‑ops – or co‑operative platforms – within the co‑operative sector and the wider digital economy, and explore how the International Co‑operative…
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…
View the final report of the largest ever UK survey of co‑operatives.