Role: Community Business Adviser (Fixed-term contract 18 months) Starting salary: £33,000 FTE (paid pro rata for the hours worked) Contract: Full-time or part-time considered Location: Home-based, with travel Download the recruitment pack here: Community Business Adviser recruitment pack We are recruiting a Community Business Adviser Plunkett [...]
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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Area partner with Plunkett to help communities save community assets in their area. The Cambridge and Peterborough Combined Authority has partnered with The Plunkett Foundation, a community business charity, to help community groups across the region take ownership and operation of local pubs and assets that are [...]
Residents of the new community of Woodgate, in Pease Pottage, Sussex, are raising funds to establish a new community-owned shop on the development through a community share offer. The new village shop will be located in a building at the heart of the development, managed by local residents and run by the [...]
Plunkett is excited to announce that the Rural Community Business Awards are returning for another year with the support of headline sponsor, the North Barnes Farm Partnership. The Awards honour the commitment and achievements of all types of rural community businesses, as well as recognising the volunteers often working tirelessly in the [...]
The #iwill programme was delivered by the Plunkett Foundation from 2022 to 2023, to help community businesses engage, involve and employ young people. It was funded by the Dulverton Trust, in partnership with the #iwill Fund (a joint investment between The National Lottery Community Fund and Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport). [...]
Plunkett Foundation members, The George Community Pub, take a huge step forward in realising their community-ownership ambition The George Community Pub in Wickham Market will receive additional funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund bringing their total grant award to £1.5 million Additional funding came from shareholders’ funds, the Community Share Booster [...]
Plunkett is one of thirteen leading rural organisations urging the Government to commit to more equitable funding in rural areas.
The countdown is on for the Plunkett team with only one week to go until the community business sector converges on Austin Court in Central Birmingham for Plunkett’s ‘Facing the Future; Together’ community business conference, sponsored by Bestway Wholesale, on Thursday July 6th. Members of the Plunkett Membership Team did the final recce of [...]
Survey now live! What is the research about, and why are you doing it? ‘Better Form of Business’ is a series of research reports that have been completed annually by the Plunkett Foundation since 2011. The reports help Plunkett to understand the needs and health of the community business sector, trends in growth and [...]
The Plunkett Foundation is delighted to announce that the charity has been awarded a grant from The Hobson Charity in support of improving rural livelihoods through the development of cooperative and social enterprise (community business). The grant will help support the continued running of our Salesforce CRM and the online community business appraisal tool. [...]