Ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Co-operatives UK commissioned research into the climate activity of co-ops in the UK and what support was needed.
Masters student in Creative Advertising Strategy at Manchester Metropolitan University, Rachael Radford undertook a research project to determine how co-operatives can engage more…
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.
Alex Lawrie, of Somerset Co‑operative Services CIC, provides ‘an exploration of trust, networking and professional practice amongst social movement activists in the solidarity…
Download and complete this financial projections template, which acts as the second 'half' of your business plan.
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.
Download the reports and templates from the Members' Money project which reviewed how withdrawable share capital (WSC) is being used as a form of funding by Retail Societies and…
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…
A simple, one‑page diagram, quickly and easily explaining what to include in your narrative reporting to highlight your co‑op difference.
View the final report of the largest ever UK survey of co‑operatives.
Content by Community Shares
This report, released in 2015, summarises the views of the groups involved in the Energy Mentoring Programme run by Co-operatives UK's Community Shares Unit. It and highlights the…