Co-op colleagues across the country have been supporting Pride events this summer. Support for Co-op’s involvement in local Pride festivals has been phenomenal with many Co-op Members, colleagues and customers sharing their Pride experiences on social media using #PrideInCoop. We’ve also heard from some people on social media asking how Co-op supports other minority groups. […]

On Thursday, I travelled to the magnificent Senedd in sunny Cardiff, the National Assembly of Wales. The Co-op was invited, alongside the British Red Cross in Wales, to give evidence to the Assembly’s Committee on Health, Social Care and Sport. The Committee, made up of elected Assembly Members, are holding an inquiry into how Wales […]

As the sun comes out, the trainers go on for many of us as we lose the excuse of limited daylight hours to stop us heading out for that dreaded jog. But there are 9 Co-op Colleagues who have already been hitting the tarmac for months come rain or shine, to train for 2017’s Virgin […]

I recently visited my local cause, the Rescue Me Animal Sanctuary. It was lovely to meet Steph and Heather from the charity and understand more about where my 1% community reward is going. We filmed a short video so we could encourage more Co-op Members to choose their local cause before 8 April; after which a new contingent of […]

International Women’s Day 2017 was a big day for the Co-op, for not only did it give us the opportunity to celebrate the talented women within our organisation, but our Aspire women’s career network turned 5 years old. Our Aspire network was established to support both female and male colleagues who wish to be pro-active and […]

Steve: Hello everybody, it’s week two, it’s been a busy week and just let me start off by thanking everybody for their kind wishes after last week’s announcement. One of the things I didn’t get a chance to talk to you about was the idea of something called reverse mentoring, and this is a way that […]

Steve: Hello everybody, today is my first day as your Group CEO. It’s an immensely proud moment for me and I want to start by thanking many of you for your kind thoughts and best wishes. As you know our Co-op is unique. It has a unique purpose, is a purpose-driven strategy and I’m convinced that […]