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…
The Co-op Economy Report 2021 reveals that co-op businesses are more resilient to the economic devastation caused by Covid prompting a call for more government investment led by…
Content by Empowering Places
Empowering Places aims to build more resilient communities by supporting community businesses to provide benefits and opportunities for local people.
Read our handy guide, which explains in simple terms what a co‑op is (and why they're so great).
So it's your first day at a co-op and there's so much to learn. But what even is a co-op?
Published annually, the Co‑operative Economy Report reveals turnover, membership and employee figures for thousands of co‑op businesses across the UK.
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.
Content by Ownership Hub
The Ownership Hub raises awareness of the benefits of employee and worker ownership at a national level.
Community Economic Development (CED) gives people the opportunity to meaningfully shape the economy where they live. It enables those living, working and doing business in an area…
What is branding? A lot of people think it’s your logo but that is only part of it.
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.
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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…
Content by Co-op Fortnight
"Not through competition but co-operation of each, the people's strength." Our Co-operate video is inspired by co-ops across the UK.
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…
Content by The Hive
In Newcastle, things are changing – bouncers are clubbing together. Watch an inspiring film about a unique new co-op of self-employed bouncers, and find out how YOU could reimagine…
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.