A report on director fees and good governance in agricultural co-operatives.
Content by Empowering Places
A series of reports on the history, current practice and proposed model of place-based support for businesses with social purpose.
Our ground-breaking Co-operative and Mutual Economy 2023 report presents a compelling case for harnessing the full potential of co-operatives and mutuals in the UK.
Read a report from the North West Green Energy Task Force on potential renewable capacity and co-operative models of ownership.
This resource relates to the government energy survey which closes on 23.55pm on 30 October (2022).
A short paper, produced for the Labour Party Conference (2022) which presents new evidence and insights on the huge potential for co-operatives to contribute to a stronger, fairer…
Masters student in Creative Advertising Strategy at Manchester Metropolitan University, Rachael Radford undertook a research project to determine how co-operatives can engage more…
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 report for Co-operatives UK from the Royal Agricultural University includes insights into UK farmers’ current views on co‑operation – and highlights the potential benefits of…
Co-operatives UK monitors a range of data sources to provide the most comprehensive intelligence available on the UK co-operative sector
Published annually, the Co‑operative Economy Report reveals turnover, membership and employee figures for thousands of co‑op businesses across the UK.
Alex Lawrie, of Somerset Co‑operative Services CIC, provides ‘an exploration of trust, networking and professional practice amongst social movement activists in the solidarity…
Why do co‑ops appear to be more resilient than other types of business?
A report on the gender pay gap in the co-op sector in comparison with broader statistics.
Ed Mayo and Carina Millstone review data on different forms of ownership between 1985 and 2016.
Professor of Economics Virginie Pérotin looks at two decades’ worth of international data on worker owned co-operatives.