To coincide with the relaunch, the publishing
company has changed its structure and governance. The original company
status set up in 1992 has been converted into an industrial and provident
society for the benefit of the community.
The main reason for the change is to open up
membership to more individuals and organisations. For the last 13 years
New Sector has been published as a joint venture between a few ‘like-minded’ organisations.
The current members are very keen to involve others,
including individual readers.
We want to build a strong and supportive community of interest around the magazine.
Members can influence the strategic direction of the business by taking part
in general meetings and elections to the board of directors. We also encourage
members to make suggestions for articles and topics to research.
To become a member you must invest a minimum
of £200. You may invest more than £200, and we very much
hope many members will. Community and Co-operative Publishing Ltd is
a democratic and mutual society where all members have an equal say
regardless of the number of shares owned.
Buying shares in the society is a good way of supporting
the mission of ns and the values it promotes.
We are relying on a significant investment from members to build a strong
To become a member please click
here to download the application form, complete it and
return it with your cheque to the address on the form.