Setting up a co-operative

This section is designed to help you navigate the legal processes involved in registering your new co-operative business.

Before moving onto this stage, you should have taken all of the steps in the testing your business idea to interrogate your business idea, determine whether setting up as a co-operative is right for you, and develop a convincing business plan.

Now you have a robust business plan and you know you want to be a co-operative, you need to determine your legal structure.

Working your way through this section will take your through the steps needed to set up your co-operative. Let's get started: