Becoming a member of the Plunkett Foundation means you join a growing number of like minded people and organisations all working together to help communities set up and run community businesses as a way of overcoming a range of challenges. Plunkett's membership manager Claire Spendley looks at the benefits of joining a gorwing number o like-minded people and organisations.
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With government guidelines for Covid-19 changing frequently and with little notice, and regional variations to the guidelines around meeting people face-to-face, many community businesses are planning to host their Annual General Meetings virtually.
Claire Spendley, membership manager at the Plunkett Foundation, reports of the first 'virtual AGM' held in the charity's 101 year history.
Free online event showcasing inspirational communities making their local areas better through business.
Communities across England are being urged to consider owning, leasing and running pubs which are under the threat of closure after the Covid-19 lockdown - and The More Than a Pub support programme has been relaunched to help.
A new guide designed to help local councils across England better understand the benefits that community businesses can bring to their areas is set to be launched later this year.
Plunkett Foundation's head of engagement Harriet English welcomes the support of Power to Change, the independent trust that supports community businesses in England, as the charity gears up its post Covid-19 lockdown support and resources.
Plunkett Foundation chief executive James Alcock welcomes the widespread support for our Vision for a Post Covid Rural Recovery