The Wisdom of Citizen Clem – individually & collectively we can make a change #coops #cooperation #together

Chilling out in a sunny climate after organising three events over the past twelve months developing the future of Co-operative Education in Wales with Co-ops and Mutuals Wales, I have just finished reading “Citizen Clem: A Biography of Attlee: Winner of the Orwell Prize” by John Bew which I started reading six months ago. The… Read More The Wisdom of Citizen Clem – individually & collectively we can make a change #coops #cooperation #together

Book your space for the ‘Co-operative Women’s Voices’ event – 4.12.17, Cardiff hosted by @WalesCoOpCentre & @Coop_CollegeUK

A series of spaces for women in co-operatives to meet up and share experiences. This free event is on Monday 4th December 2017 (5.30pm – 8.00pm) at the Tramshed Tech in Cardiff City Centre and we’d love it if you can join us. What’s happening? There will be speakers to inspire us, drinks and nibbles,… Read More Book your space for the ‘Co-operative Women’s Voices’ event – 4.12.17, Cardiff hosted by @WalesCoOpCentre & @Coop_CollegeUK

In case you missed it: ‘Co-operation is key for care’ #coops #socialcare #wales #caretocoop

In case you missed it, Adrian was featured in the Western Mail outlining how and why social care co-ops are such a positive model for care and wellbeing. First printed on 23rd October 2017: ‘Co-operation is key for care’ Co-operatives have a core set of principles which put its members at the heart of decision… Read More In case you missed it: ‘Co-operation is key for care’ #coops #socialcare #wales #caretocoop

Promoting Co-operative Values in Adult Learning – 18th November 9.30am – 4.30pm #education #coop #community #adulteducation

Promoting Co-operative Values in Adult Learning A seminar to promote the inclusion of co-operative principles and practice within adult community learning programmes in Wales is being held in Cardiff on Saturday 18th November 2017. Organiser David Smith says, “We need to substantially raise the profile of adult education, and think boldly and radically in a… Read More Promoting Co-operative Values in Adult Learning – 18th November 9.30am – 4.30pm #education #coop #community #adulteducation

There’s still time to apply for a brilliant opportunity working within the Care to Co-operate team! #jobs #jobswales #caretocoop @WalesCoOpCentre

Job Vacancy – Project Officer / Co-operative Development Advisor  Closing Date: 10:00pm, 22 October 2017 1. Overview Project Purpose: Care to Co-operate supports the development of new and emerging social care based co-operatives and social enterprises across Wales. The project will enable citizens and service providers to come together to develop a co-operative approach to… Read More There’s still time to apply for a brilliant opportunity working within the Care to Co-operate team! #jobs #jobswales #caretocoop @WalesCoOpCentre

Government publishes draft legislation on reforms for growing co-ops #coops

This was originally published by Co-ops UK: Draft legislation for growing co-ops The government has today published draft legislation that removes a key financial burden for some growing co-ops, helping to put them on a level playing field with other business forms. The reform, which we have been lobbying for over the last year, raises the threshold… Read More Government publishes draft legislation on reforms for growing co-ops #coops

Apply to be a Co-op local cause – only 1 month left! #coop #TheCoopWay #localcause

One month to go to apply to be a Co-op local cause! The following has been taken from: https://causes.coop.co.uk/ Apply to be a Co-op local cause To apply to be a Co-op cause you must have a project or event in mind that: takes place in the UK or Isle of Man doesn’t have religious… Read More Apply to be a Co-op local cause – only 1 month left! #coop #TheCoopWay #localcause