In case you missed it – Care to Co-operate’s latest newsletter is out & it has some exciting news for small co-ops! #coops #caretocoop #socialcare #wales

The latest Care to Co-operate newsletter has landed and it contains some exciting news  – ‘Recent good news for small co-operatives in Wales! Changes to regulations encourage more co-operatives to set-up and grow‘ The newsletter also features the ‘Road to Co-operation’ where we take a look at the various stages a co-operative needs to work… Read More In case you missed it – Care to Co-operate’s latest newsletter is out & it has some exciting news for small co-ops! #coops #caretocoop #socialcare #wales

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

Mutual Aid Solutions for Self-employed Workers – A seminar for co-operative, trade union and self-employed activists. 23rd October 2017 in Cardiff

As part of the work for our TUC/Community/Co-operatives UK/Co-operative College project on the ends of the self employed, and co-operative and trade union solutions for them, Co-operatives UK are putting on an event in Cardiff on October 23rd. This will be hosted by IndyCube a mutual/co-operative providing workspace and support in partnership with Community TU,  and… Read More Mutual Aid Solutions for Self-employed Workers – A seminar for co-operative, trade union and self-employed activists. 23rd October 2017 in Cardiff

Free markets vs the state? Don’t forget there’s another way of doing business #coops

Originally posted on the co-op blog: https://blog.coop.co.uk/2017/10/02/free-markets-vs-the-state-dont-forget-theres-another-way-of-doing-business/ 554 words approx. 2.5 minutes to read. Today we’ve heard the Chancellor Phillip Hammond continue the current debate over the best way to run the UK economy. Free markets or State control? At lunchtime he told the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester that “a new generation were being… Read More Free markets vs the state? Don’t forget there’s another way of doing business #coops

Charities & co-operation training – 17th Oct #Manchester #training #coops

Taken from the Anthony Collins website: Charities and co-operation: an update on charity law and governance 17th October 2017 9:00 – 16:00 Friends Meeting House, Manchester Cost: £50 plus VAT Get Directions to Event After the success of our annual conference on charity law and governance in March, we are running a follow-up event in… Read More Charities & co-operation training – 17th Oct #Manchester #training #coops

Japan Study Tour @icacoop update #coops #coopcelebration #wales #japan

Japan Study Tour Update Contributor: David Smith, Co-ops and Mutuals Wales International Day of Co-operatives Celebration Cartrefi Cymru Co-operative 5 Coopers Yard, Curran Road, Cardiff Friday 30 June, 1.00pm International Co-operators Day highlights we are part of a global movement that seeks to change people’s lives. Each year, the International Co-operative Alliance agrees a special… Read More Japan Study Tour @icacoop update #coops #coopcelebration #wales #japan