The Hive Providers

If your application to receive direct one to one support is successful, you will be allocated support with one our preferred Hive providers.

Our Hive providers have all been specially selected based on their skills and experience and knowledge of co-ops.

Why not make contact with a Hive provider in your area? They will usually be happy to have an initial conversation with you and explain a little more about The Hive and how it works, what kind of support you can benefit from and how to make the best application for support.

You can indicate on your application to The Hive if there is a particular support provider you would like to work with. If successful, we will make every effort to allocate you to this support provider

Below is a list of The Hive's preferred providers who offer one-to-one advice:

The Hive preferred providers


Adrian Ashton
Andrew Jessop
Baker Brown Associates
Climate Positive
Community First in Herefordshire and Worcestershire
Co-op Culture
Co-operative Alternatives
Co-operative and Mutual Solutions
Co-operative Assistance Network Limited
Co-operative College CIO
Co-operative Futures
Co-operatives UK
Community Empowerment Ltd LLP
Cooperantics LLP
Co-ownership Solutions
Corinna Hartwig Consulting
Coventry and Warwickshire Co-operative Development Agency Limited
Development in Social Enterprise CIC
Development Trusts Association Wales
Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency
Hackney Co-operative Developments CIC
Humberside Co-operative Development Agency
Lincolnshire Co-operative Development Agency
Melia Business Solutions
MMT Training and Consultancy
MORE Renewables
North East Business Innovation Centre
Ownership Associates
Principle Six LLP
SD consultancy
Seeds for Change Lancaster Co-operative Ltd
Sharenergy Co-operative Ltd
Sheffield Co-operative Development Group Limited
Social Economy and Co-operative Development Cornwall Limited (Kabin)
Social Enterprise and Co-operative Development Limited (SECOD)
Somerset Co-operative Services CIC
Sporting Assets
Supporters Direct
The Community Shares Company
The Guild Social Economy Services CIC
The Plunkett Foundation
Wales Co-operative Centre

In addition, there are other advisers across the country who are not affiliated to The Hive. These are listed in Co-operatives UK's directory.

Updated: 24/07/2018