We share the co-operative values of of self help, self responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity. Our values are reflected in the way we work and govern.
We don’t believe in hierarchies and we place equal value on the work of all our staff and members, regardless of their role. Our members have the same say, equal rights and equal responsibilities. We have a single rate of pay for all those employed through the project (currently being implemented).
We recognise that members working with project users and customers are best placed to sense needs and to respond to them, and we put trust in our members to take decisions responsibly with the support of others.
The success of non-hierarchical structures is reliant on trust within an organisation, and we are therefore committed to honesty and transparency in all our decision-making structures (with requisite discretion where required).