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What Are We Actually Scared Of? By Donna Abel

It gives me great pleasure to welcome my colleague and first guest blogger Donna Abel, our Chief Human Resources Officer here at The Channel Islands Co-operative Society to my site. I hope you find Donna’s blog as pertinent and as touching as I do. Best wishes, Colin A problem ... Read more »


Co-operative Eco Fund - Alderney Wildlife Trust

We’re not the only ones to call the Channel Islands our home. We share the pleasure of these beautiful islands with a wide array of bird species. Whether they’re seasonal visitors or established locals, all birds that flock to Alderney’s rocky shores are cared for by Alderney’ ... Read more »


Pride in our People

I was hugely proud to see that a number of my colleagues really do go that ‘extra mile’ and have been deservedly nominated as finalists in the Customer Service category in the prestigious Pride of Guernsey and Pride of Jersey Awards. Pride of Guernsey Customer Service of the Year Award ... Read more »


Society Success - A great business is built by great people

We recently held our Annual Rewards and Recognition Awards evening and this for me is the standout event in our corporate calendar. It gives us a chance to get together and celebrate the efforts of our colleagues and teams over the past year, and to share some remarkable stories of ... Read more »


The Changing Fascia of Retail

It wasn’t that long ago that I started out on my career in retail. But, looking back now, the retail landscape has changed beyond recognition in that time. And, with the announcement that Morrison’s will be making a return to our islands, albeit in the shape of their ... Read more »