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Saving Post Offices: Co-operative News

Posted on June 6th, 2008 · Posted in Co-operative News

Saving Post Offices   by Paul Gosling   Eventually, the size of the Post Office network will be viable at about 7,500 branches, the Government recently told the House of.. read more

Building societies are best: Co-operative News

Posted on June 2nd, 2008 · Posted in Co-operative News

  The Paul Gosling column   For an event held amidst a global economic crisis, this year’s Building Societies Association conference in Manchester was an upbeat affair. And that was how.. read more

Why windfalls can be shortfalls

Posted on May 12th, 2007 · Posted in Co-operative News

AT a dinner party about a century ago George Bernard Shaw reputedly sat next to a rather large and pompous lady, past her prime. “If I offered you a million.. read more

Confusing myth and reality

Posted on September 7th, 2006 · Posted in Co-operative News

THERE is myth and there is reality. One of the secrets of a happy life is not to confuse the two. It is a lesson that one trade union should.. read more

Salute Ireland . . . the world’s biggest credit union nation!

Posted on August 11th, 2006 · Posted in Co-operative News

THE World Council of Credit Unions – headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin and Washington, DC – has just held its annual conference: in Dublin. The choice of Ireland is both highly.. read more

Is turning the NHS into a complex network of social enterprises the right step?

Posted on April 6th, 2006 · Posted in Co-operative News

THE title was hardly inspiring: but the impact will be profound. A report that has just landed on the desk of Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt provides an indication of how.. read more