Content by The Hive
Hear from three speakers – all either existing freelancers or previously freelancers – who have used the co-op model to benefit their work and security.
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…
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…
Content by #1MillionOwners
Our #1MillionOwners campaign calls for government to invest in worker and employee ownership.
Content by Co-op Connections
Co-ops are found in all sectors of the economy – from high street retailers to community-owned pubs and from fan-owned football clubs to farmer-controlled businesses.
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.
Read our policy paper setting out why city regions should include measures to support the creation of employee and worker owned businesses.