Supporting local communities and the co-operative movement during Britain’s exit from the European Union
Small and medium-sized businesses are the cornerstone of the UK economy. Enabling them to support one another via mutual guarantee societies will ensure we all benefit from the jobs and investment they create.
Too often, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) struggle to access the finance they need to grow. But in Europe, mutual guarantee societies provide a solution we can learn from.
After the Dutch operator of Scotland’s railway services revealed how it uses profits from ScotRail to subsidise services in its own country, Co-operative MSPs are calling for a re-think that puts passengers before profit
Internationalism has always been at the heart of the co-op movement – which is why Co-operatives UK supports remaining in the EU, writes its Chair, Nick Matthews.
Co-operation between European countries remains crucial for the co-operative movements within them to thrive.
The European Union has joined calls for recognition of companies who pay their fair share of tax
The Co-operative Party
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