Time to update the Co-op Principles?

This article has now been published by Co-op News. Read the article on Co-operative News Website:- http://www.thenews.coop/94300/news/general/time-to-extend-the-seven-co-operative-principles/ or read on…… The Seven Co-operative Principles were last updated and formally adopted by the International Co‑operative Alliance at Congress in Manchester in 1995 … Continue reading

Everyone’s Business

The Wales Co-operative Centre have started a new blog, looking at issues of poverty in Wales The blog is now up and running on http://www.everyonesbusiness.coop/en/ My contribution is as below:- Co-operating for self-employment Nothing overcomes poverty better than well-paid work. It … Continue reading

Walking the Camino

My partner, Lynne, is going to walk the traditional pilgrim’s route across northern Spain, the Camino de Santiago from Leon to Santiago de Compostela, starting on May 3rd. Although, like me, she’s not a Christian, she’s been drawn to the … Continue reading