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MEPs adopt new rules on platform work after campaign by Cecop

Co-ops are in favour of stricter European regulation on digital labour platforms

EO tax benefits must be extended to worker co-ops, government urged

Workers.coop and Co-operatives UK want employee ownership incentives to include more options for businesses and workers

Study published in Lancet finds health and wellbeing benefits from Preston model

'Our research indicates that an approach focused on community wealth building may be more effective at…

Canadian housing and worker co-op apexes among winners of national sector awards

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada handed out the annual awards, including two new categories, at its recent…

Wholefood pioneer Suma sets out sustainability goals in annual report

The co-op has sustainability goals based around six key areas: Net zero, zero waste, nature, decent…

Sarah de Heusch appointed director of Social Economy Europe

Joining the organisation from platform co-op Smart, de Heusch pledges to grow the network and keep…

What support do worker buyouts need in their fight for a better future of work?

A look at the challenges facing worker co-ops VioMe in Greece and Ceramiche Noi in Italy,…

More than a paycheque: How can co-ops offer a better future of work?

Worker-owned businesses in Cincinnati, the UK's Bright Future programme for modern slavery survivors and SEWA in…

Looking back on the first year of the UK’s worker co-op body

'We wanted to provide extra opportunities and have a much more decentralised network of individual workers,'…

Meet … Diana Dovgan, secretary general of Cecop and Cicopa

'The most exciting and stimulating part of my work is meeting and speaking with co-ops and…

Next steps for co-op alternatives in the gig economy

A report by the ILO highights the potential of platform co-ops like the UK's Chorlton Bike…

Co-op Loan Fund provides accountancy worker co-op with growth capital

Third Sector Accountancy will use the money to continue expanding its client base