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28th September 2017
We are delighted to announce the details our next Practitioner Training Programme - our dedicated community shares training course, which supports
12th March 2015
A number of share offers have listed on Microgenius already this year, highlighting the diversity of enterprises raising investment through community...
11th March 2015
Two new funding programmes have been setup in recent months to support community enterprise and social investment, both of which have the remit to...
5th March 2015
Co-operative finance, including the use of community shares, is set to be a key theme at this year's Co-operative Congress. The co-operative...
5th March 2015
Supporters of fan-owned, co-operative football club FC United of Manchester are celebrating after raising just over £2m from a community share issue...
20th February 2015
Co-operatives UK and Locality - the two organisations behind the Community Shares Unit, have been awarded a new contract supporting Community...
17th November 2014
More and more people are investing in community shares, driven by a desire to generate social and environmental benefits in their local community,...
16th November 2014
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking views on their draft 'Guidance on the FCA’s registration function under the Co-operative and...
11th November 2014
The Community Shares Unit celebrated its 2nd birthday last month and used the occasion to introduce its forthcoming Community Shares Mark. The Mark...
5th November 2014
The Community Shares Unit has released a new film, telling the story of how a community came together to save one of the country's most iconic...
23rd September 2014
Secretary of State, Edward Davey, announced at the 'Powering Up' conference on community energy on Thursday 4th September that the...

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