Together with Remember a Charity Week and almost 200 charities we will be encouraging more people to write a Will and to consider leaving a legacy to those causes they feel passionate about, after taking care of their loved ones.

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A few months ago my colleague Jason explained that that colleagues from Co-op Legal Services were taking on the 3 Peak Challenge in aid of Headway Bristol. The months of training flew by and the challenge soon arrived. Here’s how we got on. Ben Nevis The adventure began in our tightly packed minibus as we set off for […]

We proud to have launched a new partnership with Cancer Research UK, aiming to raise over three-quarters of a million pounds to support the charity’s pioneering work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. In support of the partnership, we have introduced our #AWill2TackleCancer. Our A Will to Tackle Cancer campaign will offer a range […]

This July, I’ll be leading a group of colleagues through a gruelling task in the name of charity as we take on the National 3 Peaks Challenge. We’ll scale Scafell Pike, Ben Nevis and Snowdon – the three highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales. We’ll be racing against the clock, and aim to have […]

Following the announcement of our financial results last week we’ve published our full report and accounts which give a full review of how we performed last year.  The report and accounts are received by members at our Annual General Meeting which takes place on Saturday 20 May in Manchester. Later this month we’ll be sending […]

Are you one of the 20 million UK adults banking on receiving an average inheritance of £147,000? A new study by the Co-op has revealed that one in five over 50’s confess there’s less in the pot for their dependents than they’d hoped. 35% of those asked blame early retirement for the lack of money […]

You’re in the middle of writing your will. Would you set aside a charity donation if you knew that was an option? According to research from Co-op Legal Services, only 1 in 16 UK adults have left gifts to charities, yet 70% would give generously if they were made aware of it. That’s why Co-op […]