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Tim Bailey named as new chief executive of SAOS

Mr Bailey will take over from James Graham, who is retiring after 21 years with the…

SAOS invites nominations for Next Generation Award

The SAOS Next Generation Award aims to celebrate young people who have shown leadership, vision and…

Labour amendment to Agricultural Bill would promote co-op model after Brexit

MPs want to provide grant and loan funding to co-operatives, to help ensure the long-term viability…

SAOS looks for new CEO as James Graham steps down

'After a challenging, but rewarding, 20 years, it’s time for someone else to take lead responsibility…

Scottish farming co-ops body SAOS appoints new chair and vice chair

Mark Clark and John Hutcheson have been welcomed into the new roles

Data and new challenges for co-op governance: A view from the agri sector

Co-op News speaks to Bob Yuill, deputy chief executive of the Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society

Ministers announce £10m fund to help farmers develop co-ops

The move was welcomed by Co-operatives UK which says collaborative working will help farmers adapt after…

SAOS conference examines the future of co-operation in Scottish agriculture

The event explored the role of collaboration at a time when the sector is facing uncertainty

2017 in focus: Some of the key topics in the co-operative year

From austerity and the future of farming to youth engagement and sustainability, the movement has placed…

Co-operation is good for agricultural business – and Scotland needs more of it, says report

'We see great potential in encouraging greater use of collaboration and building on the excellent, if…

Farm co-ops need to do more to attract the right directors, study finds

A survey by Co-operatives UK and SAOS found that only 12% of respondents have a formal…

Learning about co-operative governance: Keeping a board up to date

Several organisations offer training packages to help co-op directors meet the changing needs of their organisations