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Trailblazing joint bidding scheme nets construction companies lucrative deal

Trailblazing joint bidding scheme nets construction companies lucrative deal

Press Releases   •   Mar 03, 2015 12:01 GMT

A pilot project, developed by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB Cymru) and supported by the Wales Co-Operative Centre and Caerphilly County Borough Council Council’s Supplier Relationship Officer, has seen a group of four businesses celebrating their addition to a potentially lucrative framework agreement.

Wales Co-operative Centre appoints Andrew Jones in new role

Wales Co-operative Centre appoints Andrew Jones in new role

Press Releases   •   Jul 08, 2014 08:54 BST

The Wales Co-operative Centre, the leading agency in Wales for co-operatives and social businesses, has appointed Andrew Jones as its new Business Development Manager.

Chief Executive of Wales’ leading co-operative development organisation welcomes Minister for Economy, Science and Transport’s response to the Welsh Co-operatives and Mutuals Commission Report

Chief Executive of Wales’ leading co-operative development organisation welcomes Minister for Economy, Science and Transport’s response to the Welsh Co-operatives and Mutuals Commission Report

Press Releases   •   Jun 25, 2014 17:13 BST

Derek Walker, the Chief Executive of the Wales Co-operative Centre, welcomed today’s response by the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport’s to the Welsh Co-operatives and Mutuals Commission Report which was published in February.

Office move marks new chapter for Wales Co-operative Centre    .     Symud swyddfa’n ddechrau pennod newydd i Ganolfan Cydweithredol Cymru

Office move marks new chapter for Wales Co-operative Centre . Symud swyddfa’n ddechrau pennod newydd i Ganolfan Cydweithredol Cymru

Press Releases   •   Jun 25, 2014 00:01 BST

The Wales Co-operative Centre, Wales’ leading social business support agency, has moved from its home of over thirty years to new premises in Caerphilly. Mae Canolfan Cydweithredol Cymru, asiantaeth cefnogi busnesau cymdeithasol mwyaf blaenllaw Cymru, wedi symud o'i gartref o dros dri deg mlynedd i safle newydd yng Nghaerffili.

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Happy birthday to you John Lewis

Blog posts   •   May 02, 2014 08:58 BST

This year the John Lewis Partnership celebrates a milestone anniversary that very few businesses can claim. 2014 marks 150 years since John Lewis opened his drapery shop in Oxford Street in London.

Capital Gains Tax? What a Relief!

Capital Gains Tax? What a Relief!

Blog posts   •   Mar 31, 2014 08:45 BST

This April, the UK Government will launch tax incentives to help grow the employee ownership sector. There will be an exemption from income tax of £3,600 for certain payments made to employees of qualifying employee-owned companies, and the introduction of a relief from capital gains tax (CGT) for owners selling a controlling interest to a trust which operates for the benefit of all employees.

#walescoopreport Gallai perchnogaeth gan y gweithwyr gynnig gwytnwch hirdymor yn sector BBaCh Cymru

#walescoopreport Gallai perchnogaeth gan y gweithwyr gynnig gwytnwch hirdymor yn sector BBaCh Cymru

Blog posts   •   Feb 24, 2014 08:18 GMT

Rhian Edwards yw Rheolwr y prosiect Olyniaeth a Chonsortia yng Nghanolfan Cydweithredol Cymru ac mae wedi ymwneud yn helaeth â gwaith yng Nghymru a’r Deyrnas Unedig yn codi ymwybyddiaeth o Berchnogaeth gan y Gweithwyr fel opsiwn olyniaeth hyfyw ac yn ddull o annog ymgysylltiad a thwf yn ein busnesau brodorol.

#walescoopreport Employee ownership could offer long term resilience in the Welsh SME sector

#walescoopreport Employee ownership could offer long term resilience in the Welsh SME sector

Blog posts   •   Feb 24, 2014 08:15 GMT

The Welsh Co-operatives and Mutuals Commission report has recommended increased support for those employee groups who could consider employee ownership as a means of continuing viable businesses which are at risk of closure as well as specialist funding mechanisms to support employee buy-outs.

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Planned Succession for Business Success - Newport

Events   •   Mar 22, 2013 11:10 GMT

Business success through planned business succession will be the topic at a series of breakfast events hosted by Wales Co-operative Centre. The events will explore business exits, succession and utilising employee ownership as a tool for long term succession planning. Places for these events can be booked online or by calling 0300 111 5050

May 01, 07:30 - 10:00 BST

Lysaght Institute Orb Drive Off Corporation Road NP19 0RA Newport

Planned Succession for Business Success - Cardiff

Events   •   Mar 22, 2013 11:05 GMT

Business success through planned business succession will be the topic at a series of breakfast events hosted by Wales Co-operative Centre. The events will explore business exits, succession and utilising employee ownership as a tool for long term succession planning. Places for these events can be booked online or by calling 0300 111 5050

Apr 23, 07:30 - 10:00 BST

Village Hotel, Cardiff

Planned Succession for Business Success - Wrexham

Events   •   Mar 22, 2013 11:01 GMT

Business success through planned business succession will be the topic at a series of breakfast events hosted by Wales Co-operative Centre. The events will explore business exits, succession and utilising employee ownership as a tool for long term succession planning. Places for these events can be booked online or by calling 0300 111 5050

Apr 12 - Mar 22

Ramada Hotel, Wrexham

Planned Succession for Business Success - Caernarfon

Events   •   Mar 22, 2013 10:56 GMT

Business success through planned business succession will be the topic at a series of breakfast events hosted by Wales Co-operative Centre. The events will explore business exits, succession and utilising employee ownership as a tool for long term succession planning. Places for these events can be booked online or by calling 0300 111 5050

Apr 11, 07:30 - 09:30 BST

Caernarfon, Galeri LL55 1SQ

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Derek Walker (centre, front) and Wales Co-operative Centre staff at their new Caerphilly Offices

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Derek Walker at the new Wales Co-operative Centre Offices, Y Borth, Caerphilly

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The Employee Ownership Process - Barry Wise Aber Instruments

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A short interview discussing the benefits and approach to a planned business succession strategy that incorporates employee ownership.

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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

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