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Local councils encouraged to harness the benefits of community business

2020-12-08T16:17:40+00:00

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC), which represents England's 10,000 local (parish and town) councils and 100,000 councillors, has launched The Good Councillor's guide to community business to promote the opportunities that community businesses can create locally. The Plunkett Foundation wrote the guide in partnership with Power to Change (the independent trust that supports community [...]

Local councils encouraged to harness the benefits of community business2020-12-08T16:17:40+00:00

Hopkins Plunkett Communities Scheme extended in East of England

2021-09-21T11:06:19+00:00

December 2020 Thank you for your interest - details of the latest support and grants from Hopkins Plunkett Communities Scheme can be found here This allocation of funding has arrived as the scheme – a partnership between East Anglian housebuilder Hopkins Homes and national charity the Plunkett Foundation - was extended [...]

Hopkins Plunkett Communities Scheme extended in East of England2021-09-21T11:06:19+00:00

COVID-19 Live

2021-02-05T16:31:13+00:00

Updates for community businesses This is Plunkett's regularly updated page for advice and guidance for all community businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. News and support from Plunkett From Plunkett Advice and support for community businesses Advice & Support [...]

COVID-19 Live2021-02-05T16:31:13+00:00

Half of Scots believe COVID-19 is an opportunity to build the Scottish economy back stronger – it’s time to look to alternative business models to achieve this

2020-12-17T15:56:47+00:00

Co-operative Development Scotland has launched a new campaign to showcase the role inclusive business models can play in achieving the Scottish Government’s aim of creating a fairer, stronger and more democratic economy following the COVID-19 pandemic. To launch the campaign, CDS commissioned a new survey which revealed promising results for receptiveness to [...]

Half of Scots believe COVID-19 is an opportunity to build the Scottish economy back stronger – it’s time to look to alternative business models to achieve this2020-12-17T15:56:47+00:00

Unlock the potential: Community Business in Places of Worship

2024-03-07T14:17:50+00:00

Plunkett is part of a coalition of organisations campaigning to promote the benefit of community businesses locating in places of worship. Places of worship can make great venues for community businesses; enterprises that trade for the benefit of the local community and are typically owned and run by local residents. On our website you [...]

Unlock the potential: Community Business in Places of Worship2024-03-07T14:17:50+00:00

Plunkett Foundation’s Rural Vision

2022-08-03T15:04:17+00:00

Shaped by our members and other stakeholders, Plunkett’s Rural Vision looks to the future, outlining what communities across the UK will need to recover from the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic and what role Plunkett and community businesses might play to make this vision a reality. It emphasises that there is now an ideal opportunity [...]

Plunkett Foundation’s Rural Vision2022-08-03T15:04:17+00:00

Making Local Woods Work

2020-12-01T13:26:31+00:00

Through Making Local Woods Work, Plunkett supported 50 groups at various stages of development, all of whom were looking to undertake new activity to provide a range of benefits for local people, bring woodlands into active management and generate trading income. They all received support to realise their vision for their woodlands creating opportunities for [...]

Making Local Woods Work2020-12-01T13:26:31+00:00

Maintaining Access to Cash – Plunkett responds to HM Treasury’s Call for Evidence

2020-11-30T09:47:33+00:00

Access to cash is an increasingly important issue, given the sharp decline in cash usage since the onset of the pandemic earlier this year. With card payments becoming increasingly common year-on-year, the government is seeking ways to protect access to cash. In rural areas, accessing cash withdrawal and deposit-taking services is more difficult than [...]

Maintaining Access to Cash – Plunkett responds to HM Treasury’s Call for Evidence2020-11-30T09:47:33+00:00
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