Co-operatives UK and its Worker Co-operative Council warmly welcome the launch of the Union-Coops:UK initiative.
This short paper offers national and local policymakers optimistic and practical options for addressing the economic and environmental challenges that lie ahead. It draws on…
We have written to Baroness Barran MBE asking for three small amendments to the Charities Bill that could make a massive difference for community ownership.
This short paper is an offer to work in partnership with local leaders who have clear policy objectives to support co-op growth in their area.
Content by Community Shares
This paper focuses on why and how the Community Ownership Fund can utilise the Community Shares financing model.
Ahead of the Scottish parliamentary elections in May 2021, Co-operatives UK has created a document outlining four national programmes that, if implemented, will deliver a more…
Policy solutions for mutuals: proposals and impact
A briefing to provide MPs and Peers with a concise overview of the legislative reforms for co-operatives making their way through Parliament (Co-operative and Community Benefit…
This report highlights the success of co‑ops in helping Scots weather the Covid‑19 storm and makes six recommendations for Scottish government to act on, now and after the next…
Content by #1MillionOwners
Our #1MillionOwners campaign calls for government to invest in worker and employee ownership.
So it's your first day at a co-op and there's so much to learn. But what even is a co-op?
This paper sets out Co-operatives UK’s position in response to the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies (Environmentally Sustainable Investment) Bill, also known as the…
This paper responds to the Prime Minister’s call for proposals for how civil society, community groups and social enterprise can be supported to contribute to ‘levelling up’ and…
This short paper makes four co‑op ‘offers’ to everyone working for a more sustainable and just future.
Co-ops across the world are based on shared values and principles. These colourful posters are a great reminder.
Read our policy paper setting out why city regions should include measures to support the creation of employee and worker owned businesses.