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Co-operative Alternatives aims to develop and support a strong co-op movement connected across the island of Ireland and doing business in a fair, just and ethical way. We are Northern Ireland’s leading co-operative development agency offering high quality support and expert knowledge to existing and emerging co-operatives.

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Co-operative Fortnight 2020

A podcast on co-operatives

In collaboration with Combination NI, we have released a podcast on co-operatives in NI featuring an interview with Ellie Perrin and Tiziana O’Hara to celebrate the beginning of #CoopFortnight2020 #KeepCooperating #JoinACoop.

CLICK HERE: Co-operatives in Northern Ireland PODCAST

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For more events to celebrate and discuss 2020 co-ops, read more here Co-operative Fortnight 2020

 

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Co-operative Fortnight 2020

Every year Co-operative Alternatives with hundreds of co-ops and organisations across the UK work together to promote co-ops during Co-op Fortnight (22 June to 5 July, 2020). This year, we… Read more

Northern Ireland Assembly and Covid-19 emergency legislation. What about co-ops?

On the 2nd June 2020, the Northern Ireland Assembly agreed that amendments to the Northern Ireland’s insolvency and company legislation to assist companies and mutuals in financial difficulties, as a… Read more