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Wales Co-operative Centre Western Mail / Top 300 DPS (2)
Wales Co-operative Centre Western Mail / Top 300 DPS
Investment in Welsh co-operative project to create more affordable housing

Wales Co-operative Centre is extending a project intended to significantly increase the number of housing co-operatives able to provide affordable homes in Wales. New funding has been provided by the Nationwide Foundation which will be used to enhance support already provided by the Welsh Government. The project will support 26 co-operative groups to become established over the next two years.

Defusing the Business Succession Timebomb

Defusing the Business Succession Timebomb

Documents   •   Feb 11, 2014 15:29 GMT

A report on the dangers of poor business succession preparation in small businesses and the potential of employee ownership

Co-operative Consortia Report (Cymraeg)

Co-operative Consortia Report (Cymraeg)

Documents   •   Feb 11, 2014 15:26 GMT

Gellir defnyddio dulliau consortia ar gyfer nifer o wahanol amcanion busnes. Mae’r rhain yn cynnwys marchnata, cael mynediad i gontractau a swmp-brynu ymhlith nifer o rai eraill. Yr un yw amcanion busnesau sy’n cydweithio yn y consortia, a dim ond dychymyg y busnesau hynny sy’n cyfyngu’r amcanion.

Co-operative Consortia Report

Co-operative Consortia Report

Documents   •   Feb 11, 2014 15:21 GMT

Consortia approaches can be utilised for many different business objectives. These include, marketing, accessing contracts and bulk purchasing amongst many others. Businesses working together in consortia have shared objectives but what those objectives are is only limited by the imagination of the businesses involved.

Co-operatives in the Welsh Economy

Co-operatives in the Welsh Economy

Documents   •   Feb 11, 2014 15:16 GMT

This report is the first in a series and considers the role of co-operatives in the economy of Wales today. It acted as a foundation, bringing together, in one place, the most up-to-date research and information about co-operatives in our country (2012)

Wales Co-operative Centre Impact Report (Cymraeg)
Wales Co-operative Centre Impact Report

Wales Co-operative Centre Impact Report

Documents   •   Sep 26, 2013 15:04 BST

North Wales Financial Inclusion Partnership wins another award!

The North Wales Financial Inclusion Partnership has a won a fifth award for an innovative DVD which helps tenants manage their money effectively. The Partnership was successful in the regional category of the National Illegal Money Lending Unit Awards. The ‘My Home – Making Every Penny Count’ DVD was developed by staff, tenants and volunteers from across North Wales.

Mentrau Cydweithredol Cymunedol yng Nghymru - Pobl gyffredin yn gwneud pethau anghyffredin

Mae gan fentrau cydweithredol swyddogaeth hollbwysig yng Nghymru. Ynghyd â darparu swyddi mae’u hangen ar Gymru’n ddirfawr a chadw incwm yn lleol, gall mentrau cydweithredol ddarparu gwasanaethau hanfodol i bobl hefyd. Nid oes gan lawer o gymunedau Cymru, yn gymunedau trefol neu wledig, siop neu dafarn leol a cheir diffyg gofal plant, cyfleoedd dysgu a chyfleusterau cymunedol yn lleol.

Community Co-operatives in Wales - ordinary people doing extraordinary things

Community co-operatives have a particularly important role to play in Wales. As well as providing much-needed jobs and retaining income in a locality, community co-operatives can also provide essential services for people. Many of Wales’s communities, urban and rural alike, do not have a local shop or pub, and lack local childcare, learning opportunities and community facilities.

Co-ops UK Budget Briefing

Co-ops UK Budget Briefing

Documents   •   Mar 27, 2013 09:44 GMT