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Innovators need a voice in government too

This post is by independent researcher and Green Alliance associate Rebecca Willis.

It’s obvious, when you think about it, that emerging industries and innovators have less of a voice in government than established players. 572 more words

Low Carbon Energy

A cooperative route to economic success

Ideally, instead of being here at my office desk typing a blog, I’d have been at Westminster this morning for the launch of The Co-operative Advantage, a substantial piece of research coordinated by Ed Mayo at Co-operatives UK which suggests fifty innovative ways that cooperatives could help boost the British economy. 122 more words


Desjardins backs British co-op competition

Co-operatives UK are inviting us to vote for our Co-operative of the Year, the choice this time being between the Channel Islands society, East of England, FC United of Manchester, the Foster Care Co-operative, Jamboree, Midcounties, Oikocredit, the Phone Co-op, and Unicorn Grocery. 127 more words


Social Co-operatives Development Forum

Pat Conaty writes:

Good to see this material on the Italian model. I have been working with Co-operatives UK and the Wales Co-operative Centre over the past two years to work out ways to introduce their revolutionary multi-stakeholder co-op model here. 140 more words

Co-operative Movement

What We Learned Last Week (27/10 - 02/11)

1) Record numbers of people on low-pay

A report by the Resolution Foundation has found that there are record numbers of people stuck on low pay in Britain. 1,121 more words


On the frustrations of incorporating a new coop

Four years or so back I undertook myself the legal incorporation of a new member-run community organisation (a local development trust), established under the Companies Act as a charitable company limited by guarantee.   185 more words