Our evidence base: objective and rigorous insights about community businesses and their impact.
With a new £20m injection of funding from TNLCF, we’re outlining our plans for the next five years to be a catalyst for the community business sector, putting them at the heart of a fair recovery.
‘The role of volunteers in community businesses’, produced by CFE Research, examines the structure and role of voluntary labour for community businesses.
These Clubs are Ours: Putting football into community hands, calls for government to put a Community Club Ownership Trust at the heart of football reform.
This is the sixth in a series of annual reports published by the Power to Change Research Institute on the state of the community business market.
Empowering Places aims to build more resilient communities by catalysing and nurturing community businesses to provide benefits and opportunities for local people.
This guide aims to help local (parish and town) councils and their councillors better understand what community businesses do so that they can consider whether they would be beneficial for their area.
This report makes a series of recommendations for government, the NHS, local authorities and bodies such as local enterprise partnerships, to realise the potential of our places.
This report explores how community businesses’ skills and employability development activities contribute to local economic development.
The Power to Change report Take Back the High Street set out the case for the greater involvement of communities in the oversight and revitalisation of their high streets.
Our 2019 annual report reviews the fifth year of Power to Change’s operations. It covers the grants we made and our current plans alongside a financial review of 2019 and our statutory accounts.
This working paper, commissioned by Power to Change in March 2020, looks at examples of community businesses operating in high street or town centre locations across the UK and draws out lessons from their experience.
These research findings are based on questions relating to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in the 2020 iteration of Power to Change’s annual Community Business Market survey. This paper provides top-level findings about the impact of the pandemic on community businesses. It includes impacts on organisational activities, finances, workforce, and future outlook.