We asked the University of Liverpool to evaluate one of the main parts of our Modern Slavery campaign, the Bright Future project which is helping those rescued from slavery back into normal society. Find out what they had the say.
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There’s still time to Shape your Community, comment here with your questions about how you think our Co-op can make a difference in your community.
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Today is national Anti-Slavery Day. Why does slavery need its own day? Well in the UK modern slavery is a rapidly growing criminal activity but we’re only just beginning to understand the scale of the crimes being committed. So let me tell you something about modern slavery, what we’re doing as the Co-op, and how you can help too.
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As our politicians argue over free market versus state control, don’t forget there’s another way. They’re called Co-ops. Our Co-op Group CEO shares his thoughts.
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Last week the Co-op sponsored the Campaign to End Loneliness ‘Kindness Can: A Positive Future for Loneliness’ conference.
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A guest blog post from Lord McColl on his Bill to increase the support victims of modern slavery receive from 45 days to a year.
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CEO, Steve Murrells, addressed a gathering of co-op/mutual senior leaders from across the co-operative sector in the UK. It was the first such meeting for several years and gave the opportunity to set out the challenges facing the movement in the 21 century. Here’s what Steve had to say.
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