If you’ve read through this guide and want to take the next step and talk to someone about starting a co-operative, then you can contact the following organisations.
Co-operative Education Trust Scotland – an educational charity that can help students wanting to get a co-operative off the ground.
Students for Co-operation – a new network run for and by student co-operatives across the UK.
Co-operative Enterprise Hub – run by The Co-operative Group, the Enterprise Hub provides free advice to new-start and existing co-operatives.
Co-operatives UK – the national trade association for co-operatives can help with legal advice and registration.