“People United for Banton” (P.U.B) Community Benefit Society was formed when, in 2016, The Swan pub, heart of the village of Banton, North Lanarkshire, was heading for demolition. This imminent threat brought the community together with a determination not only to save the pub, but to transform it into a space that would bring [...]
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If you work in the food & drink industry, here’s why the UK Food & Drinks Shows could be for you! What are the UK Food & Drink Shows? Plunkett is a proud supporter of the UK Food & Drink Shows, which comprises Farm Shop & Deli Show, National Convenience Show, [...]
Plunkett has been able to help the café set up in an active place of worship with funding support from the Benefact Trust. Christ Church Kensington Liverpool was built as an Anglican Parish Church in 1870 in a glorious Italianate style which has resulted in a Grade II listing from English Heritage. Like [...]
Claire Spendley, Head of Community business sets out the vision for Plunkett's training hub in 2023 following support from the Royal Warrant Holders Association We were delighted to learn that we had begun the year on a high note, having received a charity grant from the Royal Warrant Holders Association to help [...]
Plunkett Foundation receives The Royal Warrant Holders Association Charitable Funding grant to support training hubandy2023-01-25T13:12:53+00:00
Funding will support dedicated training hub for community businesses Plunkett Foundation, a UK-wide charity dedicated to supporting community-owned businesses, is pleased to announce that the charity has been awarded a Royal Warrant Holders Association (RHWA) Charity Fund, to support the charity’s dedicated training hub for community businesses. Following a nomination from McFarlane Telfer [...]
Sharing stories to inspire other community businesses UK-wide When attempting to illustrate the impact that community-owned business have in the communities we work with across the UK, we often share stories such as this one about the village of Appleton. Their story was used as part of our recent charity auction evening, at [...]
With the roadmap for reopening the economy to be announced today Plunkett is calling on government to offer support, regardless of reopening dates, to help community businesses survive.
We are pleased to publish a new resource for community pubs: 'Community Pub Benchmarking' is now available here on our business support webpages for 'Early Stages' and 'Established Community Businesses'. This resource gives an overview of key financial information for community pubs prior to 2020, including turnover and net profits. It is free to [...]
The Hopkins Plunkett Communities Scheme is inviting community businesses across East Anglia to apply for grants of up to £1,000 to help them get through the winter months. This initial £15,000 allocation of funding forms part of a £50,000 extension of the Hopkins Plunkett Communities Scheme - a partnership between East Anglian housebuilder Hopkins [...]