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In July 2018 the BCCM launched the first edition of the Principles – a collector’s item edition that should be cherished for its success in marrying the interests of good corporate governance with the unique member focused interests of CME’s.
The annual Platform Co-operativism conference in Hong Kong was notable for the many faceted ways that co-operatives are developing across the globe.
Mutuo partnership with BCCM delivers first ever Federal legislation for mutually owned businesses. Draft Bill opens for consultation ahead of introduction in Parliament in November.
This is our second blog in a series by Kevin Franey, Audit & Assurance Partner at TNR Chartered Accountants.
BCCM member CUA, Australia’s largest credit union, has reported strong performance in FY2018, delivering value for members and the community.
Commoners Co-op is presenting a one day workshop in Bendigo, 16 September 2018 with Michel Bauwens, Peer to Peer and Commons Transition advocate.
RAC Intellicar will become the newest addition to BCCM member RAC’s automated vehicle program, supported by the State Government and vehicle manufacturer, NAVYA.
‘Small-scale farmers benefit from much higher shares of the end consumer price − around 26% − where they are organised in cooperatives which can achieve economies of scale up to the point of export, compared with those who are not and retain only around 4%.’
Everything for Everyone, a new book published today, chronicles the resurgence of the co-operative movement since the financial crash of 2008.
Today’s IbisWorld Index of the nation’s top 500 privately owned companies reveals the resilience of the co-operative and mutual model, with two out of the top 10 being owned by members, says BCCM CEO Melina Morrison.
The BCCM today welcomed the announcement that the Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja will take on responsibility for the mutual sector within his portfolio of Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance.
Redgum Cleaning Cooperative has won Best SME/Succession Plan in the Employee Ownership Australia (EOA) 2018 Awards.