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September 2019

Big Local Connects 2019

September 13 @ 3:00 pm - September 14 @ 4:00 pm
East Midlands Conference Centre

Open to every Big Local area, join us for two days of celebration, sharing and discovery. Discover You can take part in a wide range of learning sessions and fun activities, which will be based on the following themes: Change: Starting, influencing, and measuring positive change in your area, and working with others to achieve it My partnership and me: Learn skills that you and your partnership can use while at the same time making sure you look after yourself…

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Common Good Land Use National Workshop

September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coram’s Fields, 93 Guilford St, London WC1N 1DN

Does your organisation manage land and create community benefits, or support organisations which do? Would you like to meet other people doing similar work, learn from each other, and help strengthen the movement around using land for the common good? Then come along to our workshop in London on 16th September to hear from local speakers about their experiences, have your say on the future of community-led land management in the UK, and plan a way forward with your peers…

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Is a co-operative right for you? – Oxford

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Aspire Oxford St Thomas’ School 6 Osney Lane Oxford OX1 1NJ United Kingdom

What will the day be about? An interactive exploration of the history and application of the co‑operative enterprise model; the many different types there are and their distinctive features and advantages relative to other models. It will: Outline the opportunities that a co‑operative business model offers community groups and businesses Help groups already looking to start a business or organisation to determine whether the co‑operative option is right for them Help groups identify what further work is needed to do…

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Develop an anchor institution approach

September 18
Manchester

Developing an anchor institution approach is a half day training course for people from anchor institutions who want to apply community wealth building strategies in their organisations. Book now for the following dates: Wednesday 18th September 2019 – book This session costs £100 including VAT. All sessions take place in Manchester. The training will focus on four themes: Introduction: What are the strategies of community wealth building? Practice: Where have these strategies been applied in anchor institutions and what has the impact…

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Co-op Connections – Glasgow

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Greencity Wholefoods 23 Fleming Street Glasgow G31 1PQ United Kingdom

Whether you're a small co-op or society, a mutual or a high-ethics company keen to get the best out of everyone at work, you're invited to take part in our popular Co-op Connections events around the country. At the Co-op Connections event in Glasgow on Tuesday 24 September, we combine ‘collaborative coaching' with an evening of networking at one of Scotland's most successful worker co-operatives, Greencity. Benefit from effective peer-to-peer training with organisations that are willing you to succeed. Best of all, it’s FREE! With thanks to our hosts at Greencity, attendees also include small co-op worker-owners, directors, company secretaries and…

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Co-op Connections – Edinburgh

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Edinburgh

Join us for a social evening of structured networking as we look to build stronger relationships between co-operatives large and small from across Edinburgh.  There will be an opportunity to discuss the work of your co-operative, share ideas and meet members of other local co-ops. Contact gareth.wright@uk.coop if you would like to present on the work of your co-operative or have any questions.

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Welfare Rights Conference 2019

September 27
Herbert Smith Freehills, Exchange House, Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2EG

Social security in Brexit Britain: navigating a changing landscape This year’s conference focuses on the impact of Brexit and continuing uncertainty on EU citizens to help advisers navigate this difficult territory. It also highlights effective ways to challenge decisions, including through judicial review. As always, there will be updates on the latest developments - including the treatment of mixed-age couples and the latest position on the migration of people onto universal credit - as well as an opportunity to hear…

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October 2019

AGM and Community Land Trust Awards 2019

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Studio 7 Cannon St, Birmingham, B2 5EP

Another year, another celebration of the community land trust movement! Come along to our annual gathering to get an update on the movement, take part in workshops where you can learn new skills, meet great people and celebrate everything the movement has accomplished over the last 12 months.  With breakout workshops covering subjects chosen by National CLT Network members (programme coming soon), and our annual CLT awards to top it off, this is an event not to be missed.  The…

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Structurally unsound: Tackling embedded social inequality in the UK

October 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Resolution Foundation, 2 Queen Anne’s Gate, London, SW1H 9AA

While modern Britain is a more inclusive and open society than once it was, a myriad of structural inequalities persist. These inequalities – covering race, gender, class, sexuality and health – are not always obvious, but they are embedded in our society and in our institutions in a way that fundamentally tilts the balance against too many. Tackling inequality in the UK requires a clear understanding of these structural barriers, and an appreciation of the lived experience of inequality for…

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Co-op Connections – London

October 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
London

Join us for a social evening of informal networking as we look to build stronger relationships between co-operatives large and small from across London. There will be an opportunity to discuss the work of your co-operative, share ideas and meet members of other local co-ops. Contact gareth.wright@uk.coop if you would like to present on the work of your co-operative or have any questions.

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