Simplified legislation for co-operatives

New consolidated legislation for co-operatives came into effect from1st August, the first such simplification and unification of what was complex law for over fifty years.

Co-operatives UK has a number of useful downloadable publications, such as:

Credit unions body ABCUL has written a chapter for the forthcoming print publication ‘Handbook of Co-operative and Community Benefit Society Law’ produced by Co-operatives UK. See pre-order link in the news release at