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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 »

Co-operative Policy in 2014

Posted by James Wright on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

On the policy front 2014 will be a momentous year for co-operatives in the UK. It will also be one full of opportunity and risk in roughly equal measure; and I have no doubt a few black swans are waiting in the wings as well. Read More »

No Flowers, Please – what has happened to the reputation of co-operatives and mutuals in the UK?

Posted by Ed Mayo on Monday, 10 February 2014

The challenges of The Co-operative Bank and the furore around the role of the former chair, made co-operatives – businesses that are member-owned – an unhappy national news story in late 2013. Read More »

Governance in co-operatives

Posted by Ed Mayo on Tuesday, 4 February 2014

The vocabulary of organisations, in books, business schools and workplaces, tends to be a language of hierarchy. Read More »

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