Guidance for co-operatives to ensure elections are fair for all candidates and the members of a co-operative.
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…
Download a 'certified member of Co-operatives UK' logo to display on your website and other collateral.
Introduction Effective risk management provides an early warning system for organisations in an uncertain environment. There are many benefits of effective risk management,…
As part of the Sociocracy in co‑operative organisations resource, you can access these editable templates.
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…
Content by Empowering Places
Empowering Places aims to build more resilient communities by supporting community businesses to provide benefits and opportunities for local people.
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?
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…
This is a more in-depth guide into preparing and staging a successful AGM.
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The Ownership Hub raises awareness of the benefits of employee and worker ownership at a national level.
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.