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Co-operatives UK has signed up to a bold new way to address equity, equality, diversity and inclusion in the social investment sector – primarily through the Booster Fund.
Introduction Effective risk management provides an early warning system for organisations in an uncertain environment. There are many benefits of effective risk management,…
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.
The governance wheel depicts the key areas of governance that should be in place within a thriving co-operative business.
So it's your first day at a co-op and there's so much to learn. But what even is a co-op?
Read our policy paper setting out why city regions should include measures to support the creation of employee and worker owned businesses.
This paper sets out why and how co‑operative and community benefit societies (‘societies’) should be included in the reforms of UK insolvency law announced by government on 28…
Our early analysis of the impact of Covid-19 on co-operatives alongside an identification of gaps in support and asks of government.
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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