Blogs

Walking for Plunkett in support of community businesses

2021-05-12T09:28:04+00:00

This weekend, a team of Plunkett staff and supporters will be venturing out in to the great outdoors in support of Plunkett Foundation’s Walk for Plunkett challenge. The challenge; to collectively walk 1,000 miles over the 14th to 16th May. Anyone is invited to take part and walk as many miles as they can [...]

Walking for Plunkett in support of community businesses2021-05-12T09:28:04+00:00

Support for Scottish Community Businesses

2021-05-10T13:19:50+00:00

Making it easy to access community business support Across Scotland, there is growing interest in community businesses. A type of business that gives the residents of villages and towns the opportunity to safeguard essential services as well as offering communities the chance to develop exciting new assets. To date in [...]

Support for Scottish Community Businesses2021-05-10T13:19:50+00:00

Harnessing positive environmental impact: Greener Community Business Virtual Summit

2021-04-20T09:23:18+00:00

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.

Harnessing positive environmental impact: Greener Community Business Virtual Summit2021-04-20T09:23:18+00:00

Funding Friday – raising & managing funds for community businesses

2021-03-22T07:59:36+00:00

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.

Funding Friday – raising & managing funds for community businesses2021-03-22T07:59:36+00:00

Supporting local fresh food through community farming

2021-03-12T16:24:32+00:00

As the new hand book ‘Roots to Wellbeing The role of Woodland Social Enterprises for Nature, Health and Wellbeing’ is published, Michéal Connors of the Natural Academy, looks at the wellbeing power of trees and woodlands.

Supporting local fresh food through community farming2021-03-12T16:24:32+00:00

Plunkett’s Budget Briefing For Members – Update

2021-03-11T11:15:52+00:00

Plunkett adviser Alan Collard explores and explains the Public Works Loan Board, which gives town and parish councils (in England) and town and community councils (in Wales), the ability to borrow large sums, for long periods, at historically low and fixed interest rates.

Plunkett’s Budget Briefing For Members – Update2021-03-11T11:15:52+00:00

Plunkett calls for a clear Roadmap for reopening Community Pubs

2021-02-26T10:24:35+00:00

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.

Plunkett calls for a clear Roadmap for reopening Community Pubs2021-02-26T10:24:35+00:00