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The first offer of Mutual Capital Instruments in Australia has been made, following a Mutuo-involved project to introduce new legislation which created this new type of mutual share
Bringing MPs and Peers together with a wide range of co-operatives and mutual enterprises to facilitate better support for the sector through public policy
Mutuo promotes all types of co-operative and mutual business through:
- Public affairs and political advocacy
- Policy development
- Management consultancy for mutuals
Mutuo’s international advocacy and research highlights the positive impact of mutual businesses, helping to create the conditions for mutuals to prosper
All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Mutuals to lead mutual sector in responding to Law Commission review of co-op law
Speaking at the FTT Mutuals conference, Gareth Thomas MP today announced that the APPG for Mutuals will spearhead a major campaign to co-ordinate a cross mutual sector response to the Law Commission’s review of the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act...
It’s the law! Today we celebrate the completion of the Parliamentary journey for Sir Mark Hendrick MP’s Co-operatives, Mutuals and Friendly Societies Bill (now the Co-operatives Mutuals and Friendly Societies Act 2023). The support from all Parties in both Houses of...
Comment: Let’s find a way to provide long-term sustainable investment for John Lewis before it’s too late
When Dame Sharon White, Chair of John Lewis and Partners, announced an anticipated loss of £230m last week, she also apologised to the employees – known as partners – for not paying the annual profit-sharing bonus. This will only be the second time in seventy years...
Mutuo's Peter Hunt speaks to BBC News about the possible demutualisation of John Lewis Partnership, and the other options available.
The news that John Lewis may seek to partly demutualise in order to raise over £1 billion for investment is of course shocking. But it focuses us yet again on the fundamental problem that many co-operatives and mutuals face. Too often they are at a disadvantage to...
Sir Mark Hendrick MP’s Co-operatives, Mutuals and Friendly Societies Bill received its Third Reading in the House of Commons on 24th February 2022. With all-party and Government support, the Bill will now proceed to the House of Lords. The Bill will preserve mutual...
We are delighted that Sir Mark Hendrick’s Co-operatives, Mutuals and Friendly Societies Bill received its Second Reading in the House of Commons on 28th October 2022. With all-party and Government support, the Bill will now proceed to the Committee Stage in the...
Demutualisation has ripped through many countries' mutual sectors, as people have sought to cash in on many decades, even centuries, of legacy assets that were built up by generations of members. Yet it has not happened everywhere and there are lessons we can learn...
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