Articles in Cooperation
In honour of Fairtrade Fortnight and the Year of the Cooperative, today we are being visited by members of the Ghanaian cooperative that farm the cocoa for Divine’s incredible chocolate.
Suma recently attended the annual Future Coops conference, where a theme under discussion was the power of UK Banks. If you, like many of us, are sick of the behaviour of the large banks, then a new resource can help you move your money to a cooperative bank, your local credit union or building society.
We are thrilled to announce that we are the proud winners of the Phillip Baxendale ‘People and Culture’ award!
At Suma we have always enjoyed our international links and recently we sent one of our members to Durban in South Africa as a member of a Leeds City Council twin towns delegation, sponsored by the Commonwealth Fund.
Meet Iris- a fellow workers’ coop and producers of Suma’s brand new pasta range!
The UK Cabinet Office are serious about using worker cooperatives to deliver public services – Suma is able to help drum up support
June 19th and July 3rd 2010 will be the first Co-operative Fortnight to be held to celebrate and promote co-operative working.
Co-operative Awards 2010 – nominations by 26 April 2010.
Last October, we were lucky enough to get Mikron, the local theatre company based in Marsden, Huddersfield, to perform at Suma. Mikron is the small company with a reputation for tackling large scale subjects about …