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John Pearce papers (part of the Social Enterprise Collection Scotland)

  • GB 1847 SECS-JP
  • Fonds
  • 1973-2010

This collection is part of the Social Enterprise Collection Scotland. The collection includes John Pearce's papers dating from 1976, when he moved to Scotland, until his retirement in 2010. They include correspondence, hand annotated agendas and minutes from a variety of meetings, newspaper cuttings that Pearce found of interest, training guides (some of which he created himself), and material relating to legal structures of community and social enterprises. The papers reflect Pearce’s areas of interest and expertise (such as Social Accounting and Audit), and the work of organisations that he founded and/or was a member of: Industrial Common Ownership Movement (ICOM), Industrial Common Ownership Finance (ICOF), Scottish Co-operative Development Committee (SCDC), Commonwealth Association for Local Action in Development (COMMACT), Community Business Scotland, Scottish Community Enterprise Investment Fund. The records have been arranged into 2 series reflecting these areas of John Pearce's work:

  • Social enterprise papers, 1973-2010
  • Social accounting and audit (SAA) papers, 1977-2008

Pearce, John | 1942 - 2011 | social enterprise pioneer

ICOM, ICOF and SCDC operational papers, November 1976 to March 1977

This file contains 2 folders of a range of documents including the following examples:

  • Correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes relating to the operations of ICOM and ICOF
  • Copies of loan applications to ICOF by workers' co-ops
  • Drafts of an ICOM pamphlet on 'A Scottish Mondragon'
  • Reports and correspondence with regional councils on co-operative solutions to unemployment
  • Correspondence relating to the Industrial Common Ownership Act (1976) and the establishing of the SCDC

ICOM, ICOF and SCDC operational papers, March 1977 to October 1977

This file contains 3 folders of a range of documents including the following examples:

  • Correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes relating to the operations of ICOM, ICOF and SCDC
  • Pamphlet on the Industrial Common Ownership Act (1976) by Manuela Sykes
  • Copy of the revised ICOM constitution
  • Notes on the history of ICOF

ICOM, ICOF and SCDC operational papers, October 1977 to June 1978

This file contains 4 folders of a range of documents including the following examples:

  • Correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes relating to the operations of ICOM and ICOF
  • Correspondence relating to and a draft of an article by John Pearce for 'Co-operative News'
  • Letter to James Callaghan PM with a proposal for British Leyland to be run as a co-operative from MPs and representatives of the co-operative movement

ICOM, ICOF and SCDC operational papers, May 1978 to September 1978

This file contains 3 folders of a range of documents including the following examples:

  • Correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes relating to the operations of ICOM, ICOF and SCDC
  • ICOF Annual Report and Accounts, December 1977
  • World Conference: development and industrial cooperatives, preliminary programme 2, June 1978
  • Appeal from Beechwood College for funding from ICOM Companies and individual members, September 1978
  • ‘First of May’ Edinburgh Books Collective Newsletter No.7, 12 August 1978
  • Article by Rita Rhodes 'Worker co-operatives and the unions', September 1978

ICOM, ICOF and SCDC operational papers, October 1978 to March 1979

This file contains 2 folders of a range of documents including the following examples:

  • Correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes relating to the operations of ICOM, ICOF, and SCDC
  • Sample chapter ‘How employees can take over ownership without paying a cent’ authorship unclear, not dated
  • Article by Rita Rhodes ‘Worker’ co-operatives and the unions’, September 1978
  • Copy of Industrial Common Ownership Act 1976, chapter 78, November 1978
  • 'SCDC News', January 1979
  • ICOM newsletter, February 1979

ICOM, ICOF and SCDC operational papers, April 1979 to October 1979

This file contains 2 folders of a range of documents including the following examples:

  • Correspondence, meeting agendas and notes, financial statements and newsletters relating to the operations of ICOM, ICOF and the SCDC
  • Conference programmes & reports
  • Discussion papers on the state of the co-operative movement
  • Printed pamphlet ICOF information for loan applicants
  • Printed pamphlet featuring three workers co-ops that were founded in nineteenth century: Equity Shoes (Leicester); Walsall Locks; Leicester Printers
  • Open University, Co-operatives Research Unit: correspondence, agendas and joining forms for 'Commonwork Seminars – The role of advisor to Co-operatives' September 1979
  • SCDC Clydeside Co-operatives Development Project: description of project and job description for two development officer posts; press release for launch of project, August 1979

ICOM, ICOF and SCDC operational papers, November 1979- November 1980

This file contains 3 folders of a range of documents including the following examples:

  • Correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, financial statements, newsletters, relating to the operations of ICOM, ICOF, and SCDC
  • Conference programmes and reports
  • Employ Limited: A case study discussing experience of a workers’ co-operative started in 1975 out of a redundancy situation, November 1979
  • Prospectus, correspondence and report for British Trimark, January 1980
  • Caversham Closures Co-operative Ltd Statement of affairs and report to creditors, November 1980
  • Paper, 'The Clydeside Project: Entrepreneurial initiatives in establishing workers’ co-operatives', July 1980

ICOM, ICOF and SCDC operational papers, November 1980- December 1981

This file contains 3 folders of a range of documents including the following examples:

  • Correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, financial statements, newsletters and reports relating to the operations of ICOM and ICOF
  • ICOF Annual Report and Accounts, December 1977, 1980 and 1981
  • Correspondence regarding the future funding of ICOF
  • Correspondence and related accounts on the failure of Caversham Closures, December 1980
  • Prospectus supporting application to ICOF for development loan for Craigton Bakery, Glasgow, October 1981

ICOM, ICOF and SCDC operational papers, January 1982- May 1988

This file contains 3 folders of a range of documents including the following examples:

  • Correspondence, meeting notes, newsletters and reports relating to the operations of ICOM, ICOF and SCDC
  • Changing form of ICOF
  • Discussion paper by ICOF on ‘The establishment and operation of local loan funds for worker co-operatives’ and another on ‘Notes on the operation of local ICOF funds’, January 1982
  • Paper on EEC finance for Co-op development and worker co-ops
  • Draft by John Pearce of proposals for the development of ICOF, March 1982
  • Draft of proposed policy for ICOF consultancy work, September 1982
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association of ICOF, April 1973
  • Paper on EEC finance for Co-op development and worker co-ops
  • Printed pamphlet ‘Financing of worker Co-operatives: Some practical proposals’, ICOF
  • ‘The future of ICOF Ltd: Company Structure, Sources and Applications of Funds’, John Berry, October 1985
  • Paper, ‘One Million Pounds for Common Ownership’, John Pearce
  • ICOF: The Next Steps, Corporate Plan 1987-1997, John Berry, January 1988
  • First draft ‘Methods of financing worker co-operatives in the UK: A study for the SME task force of the European Commission’ by Nigel Mason, May 1988
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