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  • November 2, 2020
    A basic introduction to redundancy
    Films, Webinars
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    Jen Lobley from Acas discusses the stages of redundancy and basic employment law.
  • September 27, 2019
    A visit to Community Shops with The Prince’s Countryside...
    Blogs, Community shop, Shop, Shops
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    On the 14th August, a very wet day for the season, Aimee Evans from Plunkett and Helen Fagan, grants...
  • September 30, 2019
    A visit to Islip village shop with The Prince’s...
    Blogs, Community shop, Shop, Shops
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    It was late afternoon in the summer holidays, when we visited to meet with Kate, and volunteers behind the...
  • July 1, 2020
    An Introduction to using social media
    Films, Webinars
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    Plunkett adviser, Corinna Hartwig, provides simple and practical tips to help community businesses reach existing and new customers using...
  • November 2, 2020
    An introduction to using Zoom for an AGM/AMM
    Films, Webinars
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    Plunkett's Community Business Manager, Alison Macklin, explains the basics of using Zoom for AGMs/AMMs.
  • September 13, 2019
    ARC-CIC, Foundry Wood
    Films
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    The third in our series of films showcasing the diversity and impact of woodland social enterprises.
  • February 15, 2019
    Auctioneers Arms, Caverswall
    Community pub, Films
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    Find out how The Auctioneers Arms become community-owned following support from the More Than A Pub programme.
  • February 15, 2019
    Barkers of Huby, York
    Community shop, Films
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    The Barkers of Huby team discuss their community shop journey and how age is not a barrier when it...
  • October 3, 2019
    Becoming a winner - the Rural Community Awards
    Awards, Community shop, News, Plunkett Awards, Shop, Uncategorized
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    Ahead of the 2019 Rural Community Awards past winners have been reflecting on what their awards mean to them....
  • October 3, 2019
    Becoming an inspiration - the Rural Community Awards
    Awards, Community shop, General, News, Plunkett Awards, Shop, Shops
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    It's almost upon us - the Plunkett Foundation's Rural Community Awards 2019 - an annual celebration of the achievements...
  • May 12, 2020
    Better Business Surveys 2020
    Community pub, Community shop, General, News, Uncategorized
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    Calling all community shops and pubs - Plunkett's Better Business surveys 2020 are open.
  • April 20, 2020
    Business support for dealing with Covid-19
    Blogs, Community pub, Community shop, General, Homepage looping, Pub, Uncategorized
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    Plunkett adviser Dave Hollings shares his experiences and advice on business support from the government for dealing with Covid-19.
  • October 1, 2020
    Case Study: The Antwerp Arms, Tottenham
    Community pub, Pub case study
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    Like many pubs across the UK, The Antwerp Arms in Tottenham, north London, had to quickly adapt its activity...
  • July 9, 2020
    Cash flow and profitability forecasting in light of Covid-19
    Films, Webinars
    0
    This webinar explains how to look at how profitable your business may be in light of the effects of...
  • August 23, 2018
    Choosing the right operating structure webinar
    Films, Webinars
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    Check out the recording of our webinar, led by Mike Hughes, on choosing the right operating structure for your...
  • February 15, 2019
    Cletwr Shop, Machynlleth
    Community shop, Films
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    The Cletwr Shop team discuss their community shop journey and how it has brought the community together.
  • July 1, 2020
    Committee roles and responsibilities
    Films, Webinars
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    This webinar provides an introduction into the role of the management committee for a community business.
  • October 30, 2020
    Community owned pubs and shops show resilience in the...
    Community pub, Community shop, Member, News, Pubs, Shops
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    The Plunkett Foundation releases the 2020 ‘Better form of Business Reports’ on Community Pubs and Community ShopsRural community owned...
  • October 15, 2019
    Community pubs and shops booming against backdrop of closures
    Blogs, Community pub, Community shop, Pub, Pubs, Shop, Shops
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    The Plunkett Foundation releases the 2019 ‘Better form of Business Reports’ on Community Pubs and Community ShopsAcross the UK...
  • November 11, 2020
    Community Pubs and Shops; A Better Form of Business...
    Films, Webinars
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    Plunkett Foundation's Chief Executive, James Alcock, hosts an in conversation event to discuss the headlines of the 2020 Better...
  • October 27, 2020
    Community shop shows innovation and adaptability to keep serving...
    Community shop, News, Shop, Shop case study, Uncategorized
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    As the national lockdown closed the doors of businesses across the country, one newly opened rural community shop in...
  • February 15, 2019
    Community Story of the Year Award 2018
    Films, Plunkett Awards
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    The Community Story of the Year Award recognised the stories that capture how community businesses provide a role in...
  • March 21, 2019
    Crowdfunding for your community pub
    Community pub, Films, Webinars
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    Watch a More Than a Pub webinar from Crowdfunder discussing how to raise funds to buy your local community pub.
  • July 1, 2020
    Dealing with suppliers and sourcing locally
    Films, Webinars
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    Plunkett Foundation's Community Business Manager, Alison Macklin, runs a webinar on how to find the right suppliers for your...
  • November 2, 2020
    Digital connectivity and communication within your local community
    Films, Webinars
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    Plunkett Foundation adviser, Corinna Hartwig, will discusses how digital tools can be used for communication and connectivity.
  • July 1, 2020
    Diversification: being 'More Than a Pub’
    Films, Webinars
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    This webinar discusses pub diversification, and how this might manifest itself in a post-Covid world.
  • February 15, 2019
    Diversifying to Make a Difference Award 2018
    Films, Plunkett Awards
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    The Diversifying to Make a Difference Award celebrated one community business embracing diversification to strengthen their business and improve...
  • February 15, 2019
    Duke of Marlborough, Somersham
    Community pub, Films
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    The second of our More Than A Pub videos showcasing the Duke of Marlborough in Somersham and their journey...
  • July 2, 2018
    Eden Rose Coppice Trust
    Films
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    The fourth in our series of films showcasing the diversity and impact of woodland social enterprises.
  • July 2, 2018
    Elwy Working Woods
    Films
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    This is the first in a series of films showcasing the diversity and impact of woodland social enterprises.
  • November 2, 2020
    Engaging with your local community
    Films, Webinars
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    The webinar, hosted by Plunkett Foundation and Community Shares Scotland, explores ways to engage your community.
  • September 5, 2018
    Future proofing through business planning webinar
    Films, Webinars
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    In this webinar, our Head of Frontline Nicole Hamilton discusses the best practice of business planning for community businesses.
  • July 2, 2018
    GlenWyvis Distillery, Scotland
    Films
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    The GlenWyvis Distillery team discuss how they have successfully created the world's first community-owned Whisky Distillery.
  • July 1, 2020
    Good governance for community businesses
    Films, Webinars
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    This webinar gives an overview of the systems and processes necessary to ensure the resilience and sustainability of an...
  • November 6, 2020
    Good practice: connecting with local suppliers
    Films, Webinars
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    This webinar and the associated resource look at key considerations for community businesses to make when working with suppliers. 
  • November 6, 2020
    Good practice: diversifying services and setting a strategy for...
    Films, Webinars
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    This webinar and the associated resource look at steps that community businesses can take to try and predict future...
  • November 6, 2020
    Good practice: financial planning and forecasting in response to...
    Films, Webinars
    0
    This webinar and the associated resource look at steps that the management committee of a community shop can take...
  • November 4, 2020
    Good practice: managing staff and volunteers in community businesses
    Films, Webinars
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    This webinar and the associated resource look at the fundamentals of managing both paid staff and volunteers within community...
  • November 4, 2020
    Good practice: upgrading physical spaces to keep staff and...
    Films, Webinars
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    This webinar and associated guide look at methods that community businesses can use to improve and upgrade their physical...
  • June 26, 2020
    Grindleford Community Shop
    Community shop, Films, Shop case study, Uncategorized
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    Grindleford Community Shop has become the centre of its community during the Covid-19 lockdown, offering a number of initiatives...
  • February 15, 2019
    Hampstead Norreys Community Shop, Berkshire
    Community shop, Films
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    The Hampstead Norreys Community Shop team discuss their community shop journey and how it has brought the community together.
  • February 15, 2019
    Hear about the More Than A Pub Programme
    Community pub, Films
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    Hear from community pubs in Sheffield, Kent, Ipswich and Maidenhead on how the programme has supported them to save...
  • October 1, 2019
    Holding your first AGM
    Webinar, Webinars
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    Check out the recording of our webinar, led by Nathan Brown on Holding your first AGM.
  • September 21, 2018
    How to manage volunteers
    Films, Webinars
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    Watch the recording from a webinar with our Membership Officer, Tasha Bevan, discussing advice on how to recruit, manage...
  • August 23, 2018
    How to navigate the planning system and work with...
    Films, Webinars
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    Watch the recording from our webinar with CAMRA discussing their pub saving toolkit and how to navigate the planning...
  • February 15, 2019
    Ilmington Community Shop, Cotswolds
    Community shop, Films
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    The Ilmington Community Shop team discuss their community shop journey and how the shop has brought the community together.
  • February 15, 2019
    Investing in Local People Award 2018
    Films, Plunkett Awards
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    The Investing in Local People Award celebrated the efforts of community businesses which go above and beyond to support...
  • November 4, 2020
    James Alcock vows that Plunkett will support and fight...
    Blogs, Community pub, Community shop, News
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    Tomorrow England goes back into lockdown - and though it's not a huge surprise to many, it is not...
  • March 20, 2019
    Kings Arms, Shouldham
    Community pub, Films
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    The Kings Arms team discuss their community pub journey and how the pub is a key part in supporting...
  • November 6, 2020
    Lockdown and related issues: recorded call for trading community...
    Films, Webinars
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    Watch the recording of a Zoom call created for trading community pubs to discuss the rules and legislation around...
  • July 2, 2018
    Loneliness #thelittlethings
    Films
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    In this video, our #thelittlethings groups discuss how their community co-operative is supporting those suffering from loneliness and isolation.
  • February 13, 2019
    Managing memberships for community businesses
    Films, Webinars
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    Watch our webinar on managing membership for community co-operatives and find out what support is available.
  • July 2, 2018
    Meet the Walkie Talkies - #thelittlethings
    Films
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    Hear about the fantastic community group from Hampstead Norreys Community Shop set up to tackle loneliness and isolation.
  • February 21, 2019
    More Than a Pub Live!
    Community pub, Films
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    Watch back all the action from 2019's More Than a Pub Live! event held in Birmingham.
  • February 15, 2019
    More than a Pub Programme extension
    Community pub, Films
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    Find out more about the extension of the More Than a Pub programme, a £3.85m programme supporting community groups...
  • November 2, 2020
    Move a “concept project” to “trading status” at speed
    Films, Webinars
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    From mutual aid to trading Co-op? This webinar discussed how a Co-op model or CBS could be the right...
  • October 16, 2018
    NALC and Rural Community Business
    Films, Webinars
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    Watch our webinar for Northern Local Councils introducing the work we do supporting rural community businesses across the UK.
  • July 13, 2020
    New Programme of Support Now Available
    Blogs, Community pub, Community shop, General, Homepage looping, Member, News
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    A dedicated programme of support has been launched by the Plunkett Foundation with funding from the Co-op to support...
  • October 23, 2020
    New Programme of Support Now Available in East Anglia
    Blogs, Community pub, Community shop, General, Member, News
    0
    Together Hopkins and Plunkett are responding to the current crisis and supporting community businesses across Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and...
  • February 15, 2019
    People's Choice Award 2018
    Films, Plunkett Awards
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    The People's Choice Award celebrated the dedication and commitment of an outstanding individual who has gone above and beyond...
  • July 1, 2020
    Planning for the future in light of Covid-19
    Films, Webinars
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    This webinar, hosted by Plunkett Foundation advisers Dave Hollings and Peter Austen, discusses planning and financial forecasting for community...
  • November 2, 2020
    Re-opening after lockdown - how was it for you?
    Films, Webinars
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    Experienced Plunkett advisers, Dave Hollings (from The Dog Inn) and Peter Austin, discuss what has been learnt after the...
  • July 17, 2020
    Recruiting, retaining and training volunteers
    Films, Webinars
    0
    This two part webinar series led by Plunkett Foundation's Community Business Manager, Alison Macklin, looks at the process or...
  • July 1, 2020
    Risk assessments
    Films, Webinars
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    Plunkett Foundation's Community Business Manager, Alison Macklin, leads this webinar on how to create and carry out a risk...
  • July 2, 2018
    Rural communities making it their business to help locals
    Films
    0
    Hear from a selection of our #thelittlethings campaign case study groups who are making it their business to support...
  • July 2, 2018
    Rural Services #thelittlethings
    Films
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    In this video, our #thelittlethings groups discuss how their community co-operative is providing a range of services for those...
  • February 15, 2019
    Social Impact for Community Pubs
    Films, Webinars
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    This short film has been produced in order to show community groups, applying to the More Than A Pub...
  • August 23, 2018
    Social media for community businesses
    Films, Webinars
    0
    Check out the recording of our webinar, led by Communications and Marketing Officer Ashley Sellwood, on how to use...
  • April 28, 2020
    Statement from wholesaler Booker
    Community shop, News, Uncategorized
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    Wholesaler Booker has shared this statement with the Plunkett Foundation in response to the ongoing challenge that many rural...
  • February 15, 2019
    Strengthening your membership strategy
    Films, Webinars
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    Check out this video from our recent webinar featuring Project Manager Donna Smith running through the ways to strengthen...
  • July 2, 2018
    Support from Plunkett Foundation #thelittlethings
    Films
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    Our final #thelittlethings video focusses on the support we have provided to enable the case study groups to become...
  • May 30, 2019
    Talking Shop, Oxfordshire
    Community shop, Films
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    The Talking Shop team discuss why their community business matters to them for Community Business Weekend 2019.
  • December 14, 2018
    Telling the story of your community pub
    Films, Webinars
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    Watch our webinar discussing how community pub groups can tell their story effectively and enhance their campaign.
  • February 15, 2019
    The Craufurd Arms, Maidenhead
    Community pub, Films
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    The fourth of our More Than A Pub 'case study' videos showcasing The Craufurd Arms in Maidenhead and their...
  • February 15, 2019
    The Gardeners Rest, Neepsend, Sheffield
    Community pub, Films
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    The third of our More Than A Pub 'case study' videos showcasing The Gardeners Rest in Sheffield and their...
  • February 15, 2019
    The Harrow, Stockbury, Kent
    Community pub, Films
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    The first of our More Than A Pub 'case study' videos showcasing 2017 CAMRA Pub Saving Award winner's The...
  • February 15, 2019
    Village Shop at Beech Hill, Reading
    Community shop, Films
    0
    The Beech Hill team discuss the success of being based in a 19th Century Anglican Church and the importance...
  • November 4, 2020
    Virtual Study Visit: The Antwerp Arms, London
    Community pub, Films, Webinars
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    Join Plunkett business adviser Mark McTaggart in conversation with the Antwerp Arms pub group discussing their journey to community...
  • November 4, 2020
    Virtual Study Visit: The Ploughshare, Norfolk
    Community pub, Films, Webinars
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    Join Plunkett adviser Phil Harriss in conversation with Beeston Community Enterprises, discussing their journey to making The Ploughshare pub...
  • November 4, 2020
    Virtual Study Visit: The Stockland Arms, Devon
    Community pub, Films, Webinars
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    Join Plunkett adviser Hilary Sudbury in conversation with Stockland Community Pub Group, the local community group running the village...
  • July 2, 2018
    Volunteering #thelittlethings
    Films
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    In this video, our #thelittlethings groups discuss how proud they are of the hard work their volunteers put into...
  • March 19, 2019
    Wigginton Village Shop, Hertfordshire
    Community shop, Films
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    The Wigginton Village Shop team discuss their community shop journey and how volunteers are a key part in supporting...
  • July 2, 2018
    Wild Rumpus
    Films
    0
    The second in our series of films showcasing the diversity and impact of woodland social enterprises.

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