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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


Cooperative data should be free to search

As the business press reported earlier this week, the government intends to make company data from Companies House free to access from next year. This is a welcome development, and will make it easier to get information on companies, their activities and who owns and runs them. 96 more words


The state of the British coop economy

This year’s version of the facts and figures booklet from Co-operatives UK The UK Co-operative Economy is now out. It’s a useful reminder that there are more coops out there than just the troubled Co-operative Group, even if the Group remains very much at the top of the table in terms of size. 97 more words


Suma is 'coop of the year'

I’m not necessarily a great fan of prizes and competitions but I have to say that the workers’ cooperative Suma, based just a few miles away from here close to the M62 motorway, fully deserves their award from Co-operatives UK as Cooperative of the Year. 143 more words