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Key takeaways from the Co-op Group AGM

Solid results, member discussion, chicken welfare protests: Rebecca Harvey and Anca Voinea report

Co-op Bank returns to mutual ownership as Coventry BS signs deal

'We’re building on our shared heritage and creating a stronger mutual business '

MPs approve law change to level playing field for building societies

The news was welcomed by sector body BSA, which says it will give mortgage customers more…

Labour and Co-operative parties welcome general election announcement

The UK will head to the polls on 4 July

Castle & Crystal Credit Union placed into administration

Most members will be compensated within seven days, say regulators

West Midlands Ownership Hub launches with initial focus on creative sector

Newly elected Labour/Co-op mayor Richard Parker will work with sector bodies on the regional ownership hub,…

Channel Islands Co-op trials neurodivergent-friendly shopping

The scheme, being tested at four stores, will be rolled out across the society if it…

Co-op Group joins business action pledge on early childhood

The Group will use its Local Community Fund and network of academies, and is drawing on…

Heart of England Co-op promotes food chief Steve Browne to CEO 

Browne, who has been with the society since 2018, replaces Ali Kurji, who is retiring after…

Scotmid Co-op lifts trading profit to £4.3m for 2023

'The trading result indicates a resilience and, backed by a strong balance sheet, allows the society…

Radstock Co-op defies tough economy to grow profit and turnover

The society is in a strong position, says the report, but may need to make changes…

Central Co-op defies inflation to grow trading profit to £10m

'The cost-of-living crisis will continue to challenge consumer confidence and reduced spending,' warned CEO Debbie Robinson