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Thematic Paper: Assets & Community Businesses

Published: 2022

Community assets – buildings or land which are used for the social interest or wellbeing of the wider community – can be essential to a community business’ service delivery and financial sustainability, and can contribute to greater community empowerment and pride. Power to Change supported communit…

“We need a Right to Buy, not to try”: How more urban communities can take ownership of their pub

Published: 2022

This publication explores how and why more urban community pubs could be developed in urban areas, and the policy changes and support needed to achieve this.

The report considers the opportunities and challenges facing groups looking at community ownership of a pub in urban areas. It also reviews the policy landscape and operating environment …

Community Pubs – A better form of business 2022

Published: 2022

This research used mixed methods to look at the size, characteristics and performance of the community pub sector in the UK. This is the eighth of such reports, building on what’s known about the sector as it becomes increasingly established. It can be used as an information resource and benchmarking tool for pubs, funders and support organis…

Community Pubs – A better form of business 2021

Published: 2021

This research used mixed methods to look at the size, characteristics and performance of the community pub sector in the UK. This is the seventh of such reports, building on what’s known about the sector as it becomes increasingly established. It can be used as an information resource and benchmarking tool for pubs, funders and support organi…

Community Pubs: A better form of business – 2020

Published: 2020

This state of the sector report from the Plunkett Foundation, funded by Power to Change, shows community pubs thriving and making a significant contribution to community development. In 2019: The community pub sector grew by 19% with 19 new pubs opening during the year 119 known community pubs in total were trading across the UK at the end of 2…

State of rural community business: A snapshot view in June 2020

Published: 2020

The Coronavirus crisis affected lives in all corners of the world, almost no community has gone unchanged in some way since global awareness of the outbreak began in the Spring of 2020. For community-owned and run businesses across the UK, Covid-19 presented both daunting challenges and unexpected opportunities. 

This report loo…

We can’t actually be a pub we can only be ‘more than’ a pub: The Bevy in lockdown

Published: 2020

‘We can’t actually be a pub, we can only be ‘more than’ a pub: The Bevy in lockdown’ tells the story the experiences of members of the team at The Bevy, a community pub in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean in Brighton, as they dealt with the emotional and practical challenges during eight weeks of the Covid-19 lockdown between April and June …

Community Pubs: A better form of business – 2019

Published: 2019

This state of the sector report from the Plunkett Foundation, funded by Power to Change, shows community pubs thriving and making a significant contribution to community development. In 2018: The community pub sector grew by 13% with 11 new pubs opening during the year 95 known community pubs in total were trading across the UK at the end of 20…

More Than a Pub programme evaluation – Interim Report

Published: 2019

The main aims of the evaluation were to develop a better understanding of the economic, social and environmental impacts of community controlled pubs, and to identify the key conditions for success of community owned pubs. The evaluation was developmental, designed to respond to the evolving needs and interests of both the More than a Pub progr…

The Peterborough Arms, Wiltshire

Published: 2019

# Preview | Download RI-21-CS-The Peterborough Arms Wiltshire.pdf509kB Citation UNSPECIFIED (2019) The Peterborough Arms, Wiltshire. Case Study. Power to Change. Details Report type: Case Study Publisher: Power to Change Location: South West

Community Pubs: A better form of business – 2018

Published: 2018

This publication, funded by the Power to Change Research Institute, provides quantitative and qualitative information about the size, characteristics and performance of the community pub sector in the UK. It is based on statutory data sourced from the Financial Conduct Authority, together with electronic questionnaires, follow up telephone surv…

Co‑operative Pubs: A better form of business – 2017

Published: 2017

This publication, funded by the Power to Change Research Institute, provides quantitative and qualitative information about the size, characteristics and performance of the co‑operative pub sector in the UK. It is based on statutory data sourced from the Financial Conduct Authority, electronic questionnaires, and follow up telephone surveys, …

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