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Working as a consortium co-operative is an approach that’s benefitted a number of Scottish businesses. You can read about some of them here.

Collaboration allows businesses to work together on a shared agenda such as buying, selling, purchasing or sharing facilities. It helps you gain the advantages of scale without compromising the independence of the individual businesses.

If you want more information, or to find out how companies in your sector are approaching collaboration and consortium working, contact Co-operative Development Scotland.

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Screen Facilities Scotland

Working together as a membership co-operative has given Screen Facilities Scotland a stronger, louder, voice, and helped member companies secure business in Scotland.

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The Wee Agency

Since coming together, the Wee Agency consortium has worked with a number of high-profile clients and won national awards. Each member business has also seen an increase in trade.

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Argyll Food Producers

Argyll Food Producers began as a single food stall at a music festival. Today, it’s a successful regional co-operative, appearing at events across the country.

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Heart of Argyll Tourism Alliance

By delivering a branding and marketing strategy and engaging with local partners, Heart of Argyll Tourism Alliance has boosted visitor numbers to the area and grown trade to its member businesses.

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