Co-operative Development Scotland (CDS) is a Scottish Enterprise subsidiary, and works in partnership with Highlands and Islands Enterprise to support the development of co-operative and employee-owned businesses across Scotland.

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CDS can offer advice to help you choose the best co-operative business model for your organisation. They can guide you through the process, helping you gain access to funding and provide legal advice.

CDS supports the growth of important industries where collaboration is essential.

This support includes:

  • Exploring the options
  • Structuring the company
  • Financing the business
  • Developing member participation

Meet the CDS team.

Employee Ownership Ambassadors offers advice to anyone considering a co-ownership structure for their business.