Co-operative Business Consultants

CBC is a co-operative consortium, dedicated to helping other co-operatives, democratic social enterprises and employee-owned businesses. CBC has steadily built an excellent reputation as the co-operative consultancy of first choice, since it was founded in 2002. We offer a high quality range of consultancy services including advice, mentoring, training, research, business planning, reliable referrals and free advice for the first hour.

We have decades of front-line co-operative enterprise experience including at SUMA and Olive Co-operative. Our members include Bob Cannell (CFIPD, governance and HR specialist), David Dean (start up, income generation and finance specialist) and Jo Bird (start up, income generation and fair trade specialist). Our clients include the Enterprise Hub, Co-operative & Mutual Solutions, Unicorn Grocery, Co-operatives North West and many more co-operatives across the UK, Europe and the Middle East.