Briefing | Post Covid-19: Policy priorities – Online

Join James Wright from Co-operatives UK for a free online briefing from 4-5pm on Wednesday 16 September.

About the briefing

What policy work has Co-operatives UK been focusing on recently? What's next?

Get an insight into Co-operatives UK's recent policy work:

  • What we have been trying to influence
  • Our impacts
  • What we're currently focusing on, including
  • Helping existing co-ops to survive and recover
  • Supporting the proliferation of new co-ops in a 'build back better' recovery

Format of session

Co-operatives UK's Policy Officer James Wright will host the session, which lasts for one hour on Zoom. It will include:

  • A short introduction.
  • A presentation update on recent policy work. 
  • An opportunity for attendees to discuss Co-operatives UK's policy priorities over the next 12-18 months as we begin the post-Covid recovery. These facilitated discussions will encourage you to outline what you think policy makers need to do next.

How much does it cost?

  • The webinar is free of charge – for members of Co-operatives UK and non-members. 
  • Co-operatives UK members receive 30% off all paid events – plus LOTS more benefits. Learn about Co-operatives UK membership.

How attendees will benefit

  • Understanding the work Co-operatives UK is carrying out.
  • The opportunity to share views and priorities in regards to what areas of policy we should prioritise next.

Who should attend

Anyone interested in and/or wants to inform the future priorities for Co-operatives UK's policy work.

About the presenter

James is public policy officer at Co-operatives UK. His role encourages the government to create the right conditions for people to set up and run successful co-ops. James is currently pressing for local economic policy that supports co-op development and for public funding to help expand employee and worker ownership. James is also seeking improvements to the legal, regulatory and tax frameworks for co-ops.

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Event details
Date and time
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Online via Zoom
United Kingdom
More information
Contact Leoni Merrifield
0161 214 1764
Updated: 17/08/2020