Content by Booster Fund
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.
A response from the Community Shares Unit, led by Co-operatives UK in partnership with Locality and Plunkett Foundation, on the Consultation on the English portion of dormant…
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…
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.
Content by Empowering Places
Empowering Places aims to build more resilient communities by supporting community businesses to provide benefits and opportunities for local people.
Published annually, the Co‑operative Economy Report reveals turnover, membership and employee figures for thousands of co‑op businesses across the UK.
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.
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…