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…
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.
This document invites institutions to join Co‑operatives UK and our partnership of anchor institutional investors, to grow the thriving community shares market via investment in…
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…
So it's your first day at a co-op and there's so much to learn. But what even is a co-op?
Content by Ownership Hub
The Ownership Hub raises awareness of the benefits of employee and worker ownership at a national level.
The From Conflict to Co-operation series aims to help co-operatives not only to deal with conflict when it arises but also to avoid unnecessary conflict.
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 guide will help your co-op navigate GDPR regulations around data protection with regards to member and customer data.
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.
Simply Start-up shows how ordinary people have worked together to successfully build businesses which are both part of, and also strengthen, their communities.
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.
Our guide to forming a music teachers' co-operative references various booklets and fact sheets published by Co-operatives UK and the Musicians’ Union and draws upon David…