Here are some links to external resources that may be of use to you;

Community Developers in the UK

New Government guidance on the community rights that have recently been introduced  Link to

Infrastructure support for Organisations issuing Community Shares  Link to Community

Support for Cooperatives and Employee Owned organisations in the UK

Cooperatives UK: National trade body that campaigns for co-operation and works to promote, develop and unite co-operative enterprises Link to Cooperatives UK

The Employee Ownership Association; The voice of co-owned business in the UK   Link to Employee Ownership Assoc

Finance and Funding

Information about Crowdfunding  Link to the Crowdfunding Centre

Link to Uk Crowdfunding Day

Learning and Development

Businessballs is a free ethical learning and development resource for people and organizations  Link to Business Balls