Newcastle Building Society turns its focus to community and regional development

The society is the first UK organisation to receive Mutual Value Measurement Accreditation, developed in Australia…

Ethex celebrates 10 years of positive impact through investing

'We believe that our money is the most powerful tool for transformation'

Retail conference explores health and social care – and the impact of AI on retailing

Discussion ranged from retail sector trends to AI, diversity, sustainability and crime

Can community ownership save our struggling grassroots music venues?

'The heart of it all is the community aspect. Giving people a chance to be part…

West Midlands Ownership Hub to launch in May

The hub will focus on the arts and culture sector

Two UK co-ops to star in European documentary

Equal Care Co-op and Suma will feature in the film, which is set for release in…

Co-op Group switches to higher welfare fresh chicken

The move follows an announcement at last year’s AGM and comes in 10 months ahead of…

UKSCS conference to focus on co-operation among co-operatives

'What does being a co-op mean in the new world and the new supply chain? What…

How a coffee co-op united a community – and was reborn after a leadership crisis

'We love this story of multiple faiths helping each other, moving beyond personal beliefs'

Changes at the top for the Co-op College

Jacqui Thomasen and Ali Longden step up as CEO and principal, as Neil Calvert announces his…

Plunkett rallies retail co-ops to support rural community business

Midcounties, Central, Southern, Radstock, the Co-op Group and Co-operatives UK are among the partners in the…

Interview: Jeroen Douglas, new director general, International Cooperative Alliance

'We are in a world that is volatile, complex and ambiguous ... I think co-ops can…