Previous Events

Plunkett’s training hub provides practical advice and guidance on a range of topics; watch the recordings of previous webinars and virtual study visits below.

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  • March 26, 2021
    Finding grant funding and submitting successful applications
  • March 26, 2021
    Good financial practice
  • March 26, 2021
    Applying for loan finance: how to apply and work...
  • March 26, 2021
    Raising money from within your community
  • March 26, 2021
    Discussion: benefits and barriers to accessing Public Works Loans
  • March 2, 2021
    The role of the Chair
  • February 25, 2021
    Selecting, contracting and working with your tenant
  • February 17, 2021
    The role of the Secretary
  • February 11, 2021
    Plunkett membership and the role of Plunkett
  • February 9, 2021
    Virtual Study Visit: Ye Olde Cross
  • January 25, 2021
    Virtual Study Visit: The Pheasant at Neenton
  • November 30, 2020
    Filling in grant applications
  • November 30, 2020
    An introduction to different community business models options
  • November 27, 2020
    Health and safety and food hygiene
  • November 19, 2020
    A guide to Plunkett Foundation model rules
  • November 19, 2020
    Staff, contracts and disciplinary
  • November 18, 2020
    Mental health first aid
  • November 12, 2020
    Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • November 10, 2020
    Effective volunteer safety
  • November 10, 2020
    Community Pubs and Shops; A Better Form of Business...
  • November 5, 2020
    Developing an action plan for your community business
  • November 5, 2020
    Lockdown and related issues: recorded call for trading community...
  • October 27, 2020
    Digital connectivity and communication within your local community
  • October 26, 2020
    A basic introduction to redundancy
  • October 16, 2020
    Good practice: financial planning and forecasting in response to...
  • October 15, 2020
    Move a “concept project” to “trading status” at speed
  • October 13, 2020
    Virtual Study Visit: The Antwerp Arms, London
  • October 13, 2020
    Engaging with your local community
  • October 12, 2020
    Good practice: diversifying services and setting a strategy for...
  • October 9, 2020
    Good practice: connecting with local suppliers
  • September 22, 2020
    Virtual Study Visit: The Kings Arms, Stockland
  • September 14, 2020
    An introduction to using Zoom for an AGM/AMM
  • September 11, 2020
    Virtual Study Visit: The Ploughshare, Norfolk
  • September 10, 2020
    Good practice: upgrading physical spaces to keep staff and...
  • August 27, 2020
    Re-opening after lockdown - how was it for you?
  • August 27, 2020
    Good practice: managing staff and volunteers in community businesses
  • June 23, 2020
    Diversification: being 'More Than a Pub’
  • June 22, 2020
    Good governance for community businesses
  • June 18, 2020
    Dealing with suppliers and sourcing locally
  • June 17, 2020
    Recruiting, retaining and training volunteers
  • June 17, 2020
    Planning for the future in light of Covid-19
  • June 10, 2020
    Committee roles and responsibilities
  • June 4, 2020
    Risk assessments
  • June 4, 2020
    An Introduction to using social media
  • May 18, 2020
    Cash flow and profitability forecasting in light of Covid-19
  • September 20, 2019
    Holding your first AGM
  • March 21, 2019
    Crowdfunding for your community pub
  • December 14, 2018
    Telling the story of your community pub
  • October 16, 2018
    NALC and Rural Community Business
  • July 2, 2018
    Managing memberships for community businesses
  • July 2, 2018
    Future proofing through business planning webinar
  • July 2, 2018
    Social media for community businesses
  • July 2, 2018
    Choosing the right operating structure webinar
  • July 2, 2018
    Strengthening your membership strategy
  • July 2, 2018
    Social Impact for Community Pubs
  • July 2, 2018
    How to navigate the planning system and work with...
  • July 2, 2018
    How to manage volunteers