Launch of Working Together: Trade Union and Co-operative Innovations for Precarious Work 20.03.2018 #events #wales #coop

Launch of  Working Together: Trade Union and Co-operative Innovations for Precarious Work 20th March 2018, 12-16.30 in the Main Hall at the Urdd, Cardiff. Two years ago we published a report on the scope for freelancers to come together through co-operatives, Not Alone, pointing to successful models around the world. Following the Taylor Review onContinue reading “Launch of Working Together: Trade Union and Co-operative Innovations for Precarious Work 20.03.2018 #events #wales #coop”

@CooperativesUk ‘2018 – Time to get real’ blog now live #coops #policy #2018 #challenges

Here’s an extract from the latest policy blog from Co-ops UK Policy Officer, James Wright. To read the full blog click the link here: http://bit.ly/2EYgaDH 2018 – Time to get real 2018 is the year politicians and business leaders must get real about an inclusive economy. Later this month many of the powerful will gather in Davos forContinue reading “@CooperativesUk ‘2018 – Time to get real’ blog now live #coops #policy #2018 #challenges”

Time for a Full Public Bank in Wales?

Mick Brown and Pat Conaty make the case for supporting a Public Bank for Wales. With due care, but Yes. The positive thrust of PPIW’s report to Welsh Government on the benefits and viability of a Public Bank for Wales is to be welcomed.  The report reviews prominent international examples of public banking, and findsContinue reading “Time for a Full Public Bank in Wales?”

SUSY videos showcase solidarity economy

Social Co-op Forum member, Pat Conaty, is currently working on a three-year ‘SUSY’ project, which has brought together 26 partners from 23 European territories. The project is focusing on the solidarity economy in the North West of England, the North East of England, Greater London and the South East of England, in addition to the Indian territoryContinue reading “SUSY videos showcase solidarity economy”