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Is there any gain in pain? Reflections on the Co-operative Group in the news

Posted by Ed Mayo on Friday, 28 March 2014

It has been an extraordinary period for the UK’s largest co-operative over recent months and weeks. Commercial challenges, financial losses, capital constraints are not uncommon in business. Read More »

LLPs - 6 April tax changes

Posted by linda.barlow on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

This is the March 2014 blog on legal and governance issues from Linda Barlow, in Co-operatives UK’s advice and policy team. Read More »

Application for a Free .coop Domain Name registration and the Co-­operative Marque

Posted by Gareth on Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Our latest member offer enables you to apply for the Co-operative Marque and to register a .coop domain name. Read More »

Foraging for innovation – lows and highs of a co-operative life

Posted by Ed Mayo on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

It has been a roller-coaster of a few days. Read More »

Foraging for innovation – lows and highs of a co-operative life

Posted by Ed Mayo on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

It has been a roller-coaster of a few days. Read More »

Co-operatives and executive pay

Posted by Ed Mayo on Sunday, 9 March 2014

There have been debates on how much to pay managers and wider staff in the co-operative sector right from the early days. Read More »

Co-operatives and executive pay

Posted by Ed Mayo on Sunday, 9 March 2014

There have been debates on how much to pay managers and wider staff in the co-operative sector right from the early days. Read More »

Welsh Co-operative and Mutual Commission report is a call to action, but not just for politicians

Posted by James Wright on Friday, 21 February 2014

The Welsh Government’s announcement in 2012 of a commission for growing the co-operative and mutual economy was something of a breakthrough. Read More »

Flooded with debt? How community finance can help

Posted by Ed Mayo on Thursday, 13 February 2014

We are, as an economy, flooded with debt. Read More »

Lessening the ‘Lease’ headache

Posted by linda.barlow on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Is your co-operative about to enter into a commercial lease?  Not sure what the provisions in the lease mean?  Linda Barlow from Co-operatives UK's Advice Team provides a quick canter through some of the main heads of terms included in a commercial lease. Read More »

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