Building Skills

The development of LETS takes time, organisation, and management skills, and requires participants to adopt a co-operative approach. It also entails the members of the system using existing skills, developing new ones, and being able to trade in these skills. Of course, people become involved for very practical reasons. If…

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Hands off LETS

The relevant Government Ministers and Tony Blair himself are all now on record as endorsing the benefits of LETS as grassroots community-based initiatives. According to Angela Eagle MP, the new Social Security Minister, “broad enthusiasm” now exists throughout the government for amending the benefits regulations so that LETS units earned…

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One. Two.. Three…

We are now entering our eighth trading quarter since our launch in Spring 1997. What started as a heartfelt need to address the madness of money has evolved to become one of the most dynamic LETSystems in Europe. The full facts and figures behind this success story are revealed in…

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