Tag Archives: Andrew Bounds

Myners’ threat: banks will take control of the Co-op Group if reforms not accepted

Read the account of the meeting in the Co-operative News This threat was reported by Jonathan Guthrie, City editor of the Financial Times, in an unpleasant article with deeply contemptuous gibes at the expense of the bank and retail sector … Continue reading

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The Financial Times reports a co-operative revival

Andrew Bounds has reported ‘a co-operative revival’ in the Financial Times – a trend first noted in this blog in 2010. He notes that the number of share offers and co-operative members in new societies doubled between 2009 and 2012 … Continue reading

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