Launch of Working Together: Trade Union and Co-operative Innovations for Precarious Work 20.03.2018 #events #wales #coop

Launch of  Working Together: Trade Union and Co-operative Innovations for Precarious Work 20th March 2018, 12-16.30 in the Main Hall at the Urdd, Cardiff. Two years ago we published a report on the scope for freelancers to come together through co-operatives, Not Alone, pointing to successful models around the world. Following the Taylor Review on… Read More Launch of Working Together: Trade Union and Co-operative Innovations for Precarious Work 20.03.2018 #events #wales #coop

@CooperativesUk ‘2018 – Time to get real’ blog now live #coops #policy #2018 #challenges

Here’s an extract from the latest policy blog from Co-ops UK Policy Officer, James Wright. To read the full blog click the link here: http://bit.ly/2EYgaDH 2018 – Time to get real 2018 is the year politicians and business leaders must get real about an inclusive economy. Later this month many of the powerful will gather in Davos for… Read More @CooperativesUk ‘2018 – Time to get real’ blog now live #coops #policy #2018 #challenges

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