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Introduction Effective risk management provides an early warning system for organisations in an uncertain environment. There are many benefits of effective risk management,…
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…
What's in a name? There are legal requirements for choosing and using the name of your co-operative. Read our in depth guides.
Understanding a maturing community shares market is the most comprehensive report ever published on the community shares sector – funded by Power to Change and Community Shares…
The governance wheel depicts the key areas of governance that should be in place within a thriving co-operative business.
Content by Community Shares
An initial report from Amanah Advisors on the potential for community share offers to be recognised as Shariah compliant.
So it's your first day at a co-op and there's so much to learn. But what even is a co-op?
Co-ops across the world are based on shared values and principles. These colourful posters are a great reminder.
This is a more in-depth guide into preparing and staging a successful AGM.
Content by Unfound
Published in February 2019, this report outlines the conditions necessary for platform co‑operatives to become viable alternatives to Big Tech corporations.
Used alongside the Corporate Governance Code, these appendices are designed to enable co-ops to develop their governance practices by adopting policies and processes.
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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