Content by Community Shares
It has been a decade since the Community Shares Unit launched in 2012 with over £210 million raised using this unique form of finance.
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's strategy outlines priorities for the next three years
Ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Co-operatives UK commissioned research into the climate activity of co-ops in the UK and what support was needed.
Content by Empowering Places
Empowering Places aims to build more resilient communities by supporting community businesses to provide benefits and opportunities for local people.
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…
The Impact Report is a snapshot of what Co-operatives UK has achieved together with its members each year
Read and download Co-operatives UK's latest annual report and financial statements.
The AGM is a fantastic opportunity for our members to ask the questions that matter to your co-op. It’s an opportunity to help shape our future and vote on resolutions.
Housing co-ops have so much to offer. They deliver affordable housing in a climate where both house prices and rents are rising. They help to control and build powerful…
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.
This short report highlights new evidence of people’s discontentment with the amount of control they have over the economy, their workplaces and their local communities.