A NEW community co-operative is pledging to deliver high-speed broadband to parts of Lothian that other providers can't reach.
Lothian Broadband has been set up by East Lothian residents Ian Smith and David Walls to provide next generation broadband to around 500 homes across the community that currently receive little or no service.
The duo were advised by Co-operative…Continue
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Companies in Scotland's creative industries could significantly boost their productivity and profitability by collaborating, according to Co-operative Development Scotland.
The Scottish Enterprise subsidiary will be promoting the consortium model at a free half-day conference on collaboration this month.…Continue
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Shared ownership is becoming 'mainstream' in the UK, according to Co-operative Development Scotland.
Sarah Deas, Chief Executive of the Scottish Enterprise subsidiary, was speaking ahead of the UK's flagship Co-operative Congress 2011, where she will chair a keynote session with national bosses of the Post Office and the National Trust.
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Co-operative Development Scotland (CDS) helped to create 30 new businesses in 2010/11– its busiest year to date.
The Scottish Enterprise subsidiary surpassed its broad target of 15 to 20 start-ups as growing interest in…Continue
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Leading players from Scotland's digital media and television industries are to outline the benefits of collaborative working at a national business development event next month.
Yellow Brick House Media, a new consortium producing cutting-edge broadcast and internet content, was formed with specialist support from Co-operative Development Scotland (CDS) and will tell their story as part…Continue
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Forming a consortium co-operative with help from Co-operative Development Scotland has allowed the artists behind Such and Such to increase their visibility and earning potential by sharing premises, equipment and marketing opportunities.
Such and Such is a consortium of four Edinburgh-based artists specialising in jewellery design, animation and illustration.
Specialist support from Co-operative Development Scotland has helped leading players in Scotland's digital media and television industries form a new consortium producing cutting-edge broadcast and internet content.
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Could you grow your business by collaborating with other creative professionals?
Co-operative Development Scotland can help you achieve this by establishing a consortium co-operative.
These allow groups of businesses to pool effort and resources while retaining their individual brands and independence.
Examples include The Very People, a consortium of six…Continue