Introduction Effective risk management provides an early warning system for organisations in an uncertain environment. There are many benefits of effective risk management,…
Masters student in Creative Advertising Strategy at Manchester Metropolitan University, Rachael Radford undertook a research project to determine how co-operatives can engage more…
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…
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.
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.
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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Alex Lawrie, of Somerset Co‑operative Services CIC, provides ‘an exploration of trust, networking and professional practice amongst social movement activists in the solidarity…
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.
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…