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A further complaint about the Co-operative Legal Service

Our earlier posts on this subject were based on information from a young solicitor who moved on the CLS to a firm in which he felt his principles were not being compromised. In August we were sent another complaint from … Continue reading

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Bill Gates and the Co-operative Group

Jan 2012: The Co-operative Group has sponsored the British offshoot of the Global Poverty Project, created in 2008 by Australian development business advocates Hugh Evans and Simon Moss. Recently launched by Bill Gates at the the London School of Economics, … Continue reading

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The market still has no real rivals: Professor Le Grand disagrees

Julian Le Grand, Chair of the LSE’s Mutuals Taskforce, has responded to Sir Samuel Brittan assertion in the FT, that “there is simply not enough evidence or analysis to support a politically ordained wholesale transfer of enterprises” to worker-owned entities … Continue reading

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Top Post for 2011

A Co-op Group business that is not practising what it preaches: https://concernedcooperators.wordpress.com/2011/04/27/a-co-op-group-business-that-is-not-practising-what-it-preaches/

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Dan Hyde: the Co-op can change High Street banking for good

In This is Money earlier this month, Dan Hyde wrote about the Co-op Bank’s acquisition of 632 Lloyds branches and millions of new customers. A Lloyds spokesman said it hopes to finalise the handover by April 2012 after entering ‘exclusive … Continue reading

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Co-operative Energy responds to the recent fall in wholesale energy prices

Money Facts reports that Co-operative Energy, which has attracted more than 16,000 customers since its launch in May 2011, is to reduce its gas and electricity charges for most customers by an average of 3% from 1 February 2012.  The … Continue reading

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Co-operative Travel seen as “a great asset – for the time being” . . .

Spokesman [Radio 4 You and Yours], said that Thomas Cook viewed the Co-operative link as “a great asset – for the time being” . . .

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