Content by The Hive
Hear from our a panel of young people who have been involved in or founded a range of co‑ops. Discover how co‑ops can empower young people and provide opportunities to help them…
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…
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.
Retail co-ops across the UK are working together to support food banks and campaign against food injustice.
Content by Empowering Places
Empowering Places aims to build more resilient communities by supporting community businesses to provide benefits and opportunities for local people.
Read our policy paper setting out why city regions should include measures to support the creation of employee and worker owned businesses.
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.
In this paper Co-operatives UK makes proposals for how Greater Manchester Co-operative Commission’s recommendations might be implemented.
Content by #1MillionOwners
Read the full #1MillionOwners proposal for the 2021 Spending Review
Content by Unfound
This paper aims to locate platform co‑ops – or co‑operative platforms – within the co‑operative sector and the wider digital economy, and explore how the International Co‑operative…
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…
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.