Co-operatives UK is the national trade body that campaigns for co-operation and works to promote, develop and unite co-operative enterprises. Co-operatives UK has a unique role as a trade association for co-operatives and aims to bring together all those with a passion and interest in co-operative action.
This guide is written for development professionals in England involved in supporting new and existing organisations in the social and community enterprise sector, and also for self-supporting individuals working in those organisations. Anyone who is seeking to bring finance together with a new enterprise, or an existing enterprise that is growing or diversifying, will find this guide relevant.
By Co-operatives UK