CCM founder Jesse Norman MP writes for ConservativeHome...
As ConservativeHome readers will be aware, I am a huge believer in the virtues of co-ops, mutuals and employee ownership.
Employee Ownership in the UK is undergoing a renaissance care of challenging economic conditions throughout Europe. The promotion of the so-called “John Lewis economy” aims to encourage businesses to change their ownership structure and have employees take stakes in the businesses they work for.
Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude has announced that government has procured £1m worth of professional advice and support for 21 live and developing mutuals.
Legislation to consolidate more than a dozen outdated pieces of legislation governing co-operatives and mutuals into a single statute will be put before parliament before the next election, the Prime Minister announced today.
Jesse Norman MP has joined people from across Herefordshire and the UK in applying to join Woolhope Woodheat Co-operative.
Action to knock down the barriers stopping British businesses from becoming employee-owned was announced by Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg and Minister for Employment Relations, Norman Lamb today.
Article for the Financial Times by Jesse Norman.
Even by modern standards, the run-up to Wednesday’s Budget has been a frenzy of media speculation.
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