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…
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…
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.
Content by Co-op Fortnight
Co-op Fortnight 2021 is a chance to engage and showcase your members. Help us encourage more people to #JoinACoop.
Content by Empowering Places
Empowering Places aims to build more resilient communities by supporting community businesses to provide benefits and opportunities for local people.
Published annually, the Co‑operative Economy Report reveals turnover, membership and employee figures for thousands of co‑op businesses across the UK.
Read our policy paper setting out why city regions should include measures to support the creation of employee and worker owned businesses.
In this paper Co-operatives UK makes proposals for how Greater Manchester Co-operative Commission’s recommendations might be implemented.
Content by #1MillionOwners
Read the full #1MillionOwners proposal for the 2021 Spending Review
Spread the word about co-ops in your workplace or community, using our What is a Co-op slides
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.