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Credit unions tackle community development challenge at Abcul conference

'We need to see UK credit unions grow and prosper and live out their best mission'

UKSCS conference looks at principle 6 and ways to build a co-op ecosystem

The event included updates on worker co-ops, accounting, building societies and the UKSCS's own journal

Irish agri co-op Lakeland Dairies warns of processing job cuts

The move is part of a new strategy set 'against the backdrop of evolving environmental realities…

Climate pressures and price disputes sour the mood for Irish dairy co-ops

Tensions persist between Kerry Co-op farmers and food business Kerry Group, while the industry is opposing…

Lakeland Dairies launches campaign to address membership gender imbalance

'Having as many voices as possible from diverse backgrounds within our co-operative helps continually to foster…

Swoboda Research Centre releases paper on small loans by Irish credit unions

Recommendations from the study include enhanced member service opportunities using increased digitisation and automation

Donore: How Ireland’s oldest credit union serves its local community

'We believe in the importance of offering a personal service where our staff often know members…

Ireland’s Enterprise Committee publishes pre-legislative report on co-ops bill

'I hope that when enacted it will be an important and significant reform of the co-operative…

Swoboda Research Conference looks at credit union services in a changing world

'It’s no use people loving credit unions if they are not borrowing from them. At the…

Irish agri food co-ops told to prepare for new Brexit import controls

The UK will introduce sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures on 31 October

Irish co-op apex launches charter to promote gender equality across the sector

There is chronic inequality when it comes to female representation and influence on co-op boards. It…

Irish co-ops share views on Co-operative Societies Bill

ICOS leaders warn that new rules around mergers, audits and setting up co-ops could have a…