The Hive Providers

See below a list of providers for The Hive's advice and support programmes.

One-to-one and group advice

There are a number of preferred providers who offer one-to-one and group advice for The Hive programme:

The Hive preferred providers

Contact

Adrian Ashton
AltGen
Andrew Jessop
Baker Brown Associates

CASE

CDA (BRAVE Ltd)

Climate Positive

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
Consultancy.coop LLP
Cooperantics LLP
Co-ownership Solutions
Coventry and Warwickshire Co-operative Development Agency Limited
Development in Social Enterprise CIC
Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency
Hackney Co-operative Developments CIC
Lincolnshire Co-operative
Locality
Melia Business Solutions
MMT Training and Consultancy
MORE Renewables
Principle Six LLP
SD consultancy
Seeds for Change Lancaster Co-operative Ltd
SES (Sustainable Enterprise Strategies CIC)
Sharenergy Co-operative Ltd
Sheffield Co-operative Development Group Limited
Social Economy and Co-operative Development Cornwall Limited (Kabin)
Somerset Co-operative Services CIC
Supporters Direct
The Community Shares Company
The Guild Social Economy Services CIC
The Plunkett Foundation
Wales Co-operative Centre

Peer mentoring

There are a number of existing co-operative businesses who are taking part in our peer mentoring programme:

Mentor organisation

Industry sector

Regional coverage

Type of support

Alpha Communication Digital, creative and media Nationally Start-ups; Community Shares
Brighton Energy Community energy generation; Environment, sustainability; Digital, creative and media London; South East Start-ups; Community Shares; Community Energy
Cafe Kino Community retail, wholesale; Tourism, arts and heritage; Food and farming, CSA South West Start-ups
Calverts Digital, creative and media Nationally; London The co-operative option; Start-ups
Community Broadband Network (CBN) Digital, creative and media Nationally The co-operative option; Start-ups
Earthworm Housing Co-operative Housing; Environment, sustainability; Food and farming, CSA; Employment, training and education North West; West Midlands; Wales The co-operative option; Start-ups
Grand Union Community Energy Community energy generation; Environment, sustainability East of England The co-operative option; Start-ups; Community Shares; Community Energy
Green Fox Community Energy Co-operative Community energy generation; Environment, sustainability Nationally; East Midlands Community Shares; Community Energy
MORE Renewables Community energy generation North West Start-ups; Community Shares; Community Energy
North West Housing Services Housing North East; North West; Yorkshire and Humberside; West Midlands; Wales; Northern Ireland The co-operative option; Start-ups
Northern Ireland Community Energy (NICE) Community energy generation Northern Ireland Start-ups; Community Shares; Community Energy
Operation Farm Community energy generation; Environment, sustainability; Food and farming, CSA North West The co-operative option; Start-ups; Community Energy
OrganicLea Environment, sustainability; Food and farming, CSA; Employment, training and education London The co-operative option; Start-ups
Plymouth Energy Community  Community energy generation South West The co-operative option; Start-ups; Community Shares; Community Energy
Regather Co-operative Environment, sustainability; Pubs and brewing; Tourism, arts and heritage; Food and farming, CSA; Employment, training and education Yorkshire and Humberside The co-operative option; Start-ups
Social Enterprise and Co-operative Development (SECOD) Environment, sustainability; Food and farming, CSA North East; North West; Scotland The co-operative option; Start-ups
South East London Community Energy Community energy generation; Environment, sustainability London The co-operative option; Community Shares; Community Energy
Southern Staffordshire Community Energy Community energy generation; Environment, sustainability West Midlands Community Energy
Suma Foods Community retail, wholesale Nationally; Yorkshire and Humberside The co-operative option; Start-ups
Tamar Grow Local CIC Food and farming, CSA South West The co-operative option; Start-ups
The Anglers Rest Pubs and brewing; Community retail, wholesale; Tourism, arts and heritage East Midlands Start-ups; Community Shares
The Fox and Hounds (Denmead) Co-operative Pub Pubs and brewing South East The co-operative option; Start-ups; Community Shares
The Kitchen on Great Moor Street Food and farming, CSA North West The co-operative option; Start-ups
The New Leaf Co-op Community retail, wholesale Scotland The co-operative option; Start-ups
Unicorn Grocery Community retail, wholesale North West The co-operative option; Start-ups
Village Greens Community Co-op Community retail, wholesale North West The co-operative option; Start-ups; Community Shares
Voluntary Action Harrow Employment, training and education London The co-operative option; Start-ups
West Highland Free Press Digital, creative and media Scotland The co-operative option

Co-operative skills training

The organisations delivering our Co-operative Skills training sessions are:

Training providers

Contact

Cooperantics
Co-operatives UK
Dynamix
Rhizome
Sustainable Change Co-operative                                               

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: 09/02/2017