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.
Used alongside the Corporate Governance Code, these appendices are designed to enable co-ops to develop their governance practices by adopting policies and processes.
Co‑operatives UK produced an Employee Data GDPR Toolkit to guide co‑operatives through the key changes to the legislation, with a focus on how the GDPR applies in employment. See…
The directors toolkit is a comprehensive series of resources for inducting directors onto a co-operative board. This toolkit has been collated as part of work being undertaken by…
The directors toolkit is a comprehensive series of resources for inducting directors onto a co-operative board. This page contains downloads of the editable elements.
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.
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.
As responsible co-operative businesses and employers, it is important to take all practical steps to prevent and detect modern slavery and we've assembled a toolkit of resources.