Co-operative Assistance Network Limited

Co-operative Assistance Network Limited


Our mission is to assist in the development of co-operatives and social enterprises and to be a good example of a socially responsible workers' co-operative. We have been delivering training, consultancy, development work and business support services to co-operatives, social enterprises, community businesses and credit unions since 1989. Training: we have over 50 workshops ready to deliver at short notice. Consultancy: we can help at every stage of development from start up to dissolution, including growth, restructuring and conversion to a co-operative form. Business services include payroll, annual returns and service on the Board. Trade sectors: from archaeology to zero carbon projects. Our most popular products and services are: social enterprise start up course, payroll services, renewable energy co-op design and governance, community share schemes, HR consultancy and housing co-op governance consultancy. We have taken many dozens of social business through start up. Our first consultation is free (T&C’s apply).

Product or Service

Professional Services , Management consulting/business support

Social and Environmental Missions

Community building and opportunities , Social inclusion , Supporting other social enterprises/organisations

Regions of Operation

United Kingdom (countrywide)

Head Office Address

1-3 Gloucester Road,, Bristol, Avon, BS7 8AA, UK, UK