As Britain's economy stares into the abyss, it's time for us to be ambitious - by doubling the size of the co-operative and mutual sector, we can create the fairer kind of economy that millions of us need
Over the past week, we've welcomed Ted Howard, founder of the Democracy Collaborative, to the UK to learn more about a model which is making policy makers across the political spectrum in the US sit up and take notice, and seeing what the lessons might be for communities the UK.
A year ago, Theresa May pledged to build a ‘country that works for everyone’. This Wednesday, the government will present its final Budget before we formally begin the process of leaving the EU. It’s more urgent than ever that the government uses this budget to build a fairer, more united Britain.
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.
At her speech at the CBI, the Prime Minister appeared to suggest that a push for employees on company boards would threaten growth. Far from it - the business case for employee representation is clear.
Policy and research manager for Campaign for National Parks
12th July 2016
As the Lords debate changes in the law that would require bus companies to consult communities before changing routes, Ruth Bradshaw of Campaign for National Parks explains what the changes would mean for some of our most special places.
What happened this week over BBC plans to remove recipes from its website is a salutary lesson in why the BBC needs governance reform, and why Government proposals announced last week will not do the trick.