Co-operation in Action

Wednesday May 26 2021 6pm – 7.30pm Registering an organisation as a co-operative is one thing; creating a functioning democratic member-owned co-operative is another thing altogether. Co-operatives are human endeavours,… Read more

Sociocracy for Co-operatives

Wednesday 16 June 2021 12 noon – 2pm This is a training webinar on participative decision making in co-operatives. The aim of this webinar is to equip participants with tools… Read more

Your Future Co-operative Starts Here!

If you are interested in setting up a cooperative, Coop Alternatives have limited start up places available. Secure yours – start your own coop today. Visit email tiziana@coopalternatives.coopor call… Read more

The Importance Of Community Shares – Reopening The Debate . . .

Still the only UK region without a Government supported Community Shares programme, we find the policy paper written by our colleague James Wright in Co-operatives UK, of great relevance and… Read more

Play Back – view again!

If you missed our YouTube recordings from past webinars please find links below to two of our most recent: Link to webinar outlinging Workers Co-ops:    Link to webinar for… Read more

Venture Folk Ltd discovered!

Speakers and founder members Christopher Shannon and Helen Keys introduced the story of VentureFolk Ltd, a worker co-operative, owned and managed by its members; a collective of innovators, creators and… Read more

Good to Grow Co-op

A journey through Northern Irish Co-ops… Good to Grow Co-operative 1 Why did you choose to become a co-op? Armed with a passion for horticulture and a deep concern about… Read more

Co-housing Connections 

A journey through Northern Irish Co-ops… Co-housing Connections 1 What is a co-housing scheme?  Co-housing schemes create intentional communities / neighbourhoods, comprising private homes (mixed tenure houses and/or apartments) clustered… Read more