Co-operative Assistance Network Limited (CAN)

Delivering Training, Consultancy and Development work
for Co-operatives, Social Enterprises and Credit Unions since 1989.
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CAN provides specialist development services to co-operatives and community enterprises through business advice, training design and delivery, group facilitation, feasibility studies, development planning support and accessing appropriate funding.

  • Business services
  • Workshops
  • Information Advice & Guidance
  • Business Rescue & Succession
  • Change Management & Expansion Planning
  • Social Audit
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Research Studies
  • Policy Development
  • Project Monitoring and Evaluation
  • HR Services
  • Quality Assurance

Providing practical, affordable, accessible solutions with a can do attitude.


NEWS: CAN Launches As A Credit Union Development Body : Read all about it here.


Do you want to start up a co-operative enterprise? Do you want to develop a co-op you are involved with? Do you want to convert an existing business into a co-operative? You may be eligible for free support from

The Co-operative Enterprise Hub


What is a co-operative anyway? Everything you need to know about co-operatives is here (external link).




A Member of Co-operatives UK

Co-operative Assistance Network Limited

Registered in England under the Industrial and Provident Societies Acts No. 30714R

Registered address: The Coach House, 2 Upper York Street, Bristol BS2 8QN

VAT Reg No. 550 0276 78

DUNS 218127940

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