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…
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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.
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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.
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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…
If your co-op has the Co-operatives UK Contact Package, you'll need to read our Fair Usage Policy
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.