The Co-op Economy Report 2020 showed that the UK’s 7,063 independent co-ops employ 241,714 people and have over 14 million members who own and have a say in how the nation’s co-ops operate. The annual turnover of the UK’s co-operative sector is up to £38.2 billion!
But is a coop business right for you? Coops are businesses where the members and workers in the business have say in how the business is run and choose how to distribute the profits. However, they also must be built on a good business idea which generates an incomes from services or products.
If you have a business idea and want to work with other people in a democratic and equal way, PCDN can help you to discuss your options and we will guide you through the business planning process.