Tag: ed mayo

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BBC Breakfast, co-operative focus 24 June 2015

BBC Breakfast focuses on co-operatives for the launch of The Co-operative Economy 2015. It features an interview with Ed Mayo, secretary general of Co-operatives UK, and coverage of Torrs Hydro, a...

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Ed Mayo: It is time to stand up for parents

The Education White Paper launched this week has its strong points, but being pro-parent is not one of them. Alongside the headline policy objective of moving all schools to become academies, whether...

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Fifty co-operative innovations for a new economy

A new book outlining 50 innovations to boost the British economy was launched today (1 July) at Westminster by the network for co-operative businesses, Co-operatives UK. Based on three years of...

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Our work together in 2016

2015 felt like the year when the UK’s co-operative sector got firmly back on its feet. Together we successfully lobbied government on vital policy changes, generated mass media coverage during Co-...

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Recipe for bringing values to life in business revealed in Ed Mayo’s new book

The latest book by Ed Mayo, Secretary General of Co-operatives UK, will be launched later this month, appropriately enough on the first ever World Values Day on 20 October. From recruiting to...

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Uber ruling shows need for greater security for 'gig economy' workers

Commenting on the employment tribunal ruling (Friday 28 October) that found Uber's tax drivers cannot be treated as self-employed, Ed Mayo said: "The landmark ruling today on Uber taxi drivers’...

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£100 million challenge on the table for retail co-operatives

Co-operatives UK will announce a ‘£100 million challenge’ for the co-operative retail sector at the Co-operative Retail Conference in Stratford ( taking place from 4 to 6 March, 2016). With 110,000...