Community Shares

We have a strong interest in equity investment in co-operatives and community benefit societies. Jim Brown was the lead consultant to the Community Shares programme, a two year action-research partnership programme between Co-operatives UK and Locality, and funded by the Cabinet Office and the Department for Communities and Local Government. He is currently advising Supporters Direct on community investment and the community ownership of football clubs. (More details..)

Baker Brown Associates, 31 Ambrose Road, Bristol BS8 4RJ UK

Tel 0117 9250824 email

Baker Brown associates

Serving the social economy

What we do


Much of our work focuses on training, learning and development. Baker Brown Associates is an Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) approved centre, and runs courses for social enterprise advisers and practitioners, leading to vocationally related qualifications at Level 5 in the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework. (More details)