New report ‘Offering Hope to New Generations’ outlines ways how a chronic lack of awareness is damaging the ability of co-operatives to provide answers to social issues faced by…
As part of the Sociocracy in co‑operative organisations resource, you can access these editable templates.
Content by Empowering Places
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.
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…
Coming back to work after a period of extended leave can be daunting and this guidance will help those returning feel more comfortable.
A letter template for furloughing staff to help you during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Community Economic Development (CED) gives people the opportunity to meaningfully shape the economy where they live. It enables those living, working and doing business in an area…
This film introduces some of the aspects of director recruitment for co-ops.
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 template to record consent for Directors joining the board of your co-op.
Content by The Hive
In Newcastle, things are changing – bouncers are clubbing together. Watch an inspiring film about a unique new co-op of self-employed bouncers, and find out how YOU could reimagine…
With input from 550 co-ops, the National Co-operative Development Strategy was an ambitious strategy to create a more participative economy, published in 2017.
The Worker Co-op Code sets out anyone should expect and work together to achieve, as a member of a worker co-operative.