Scoping the opportunities, considerations and areas of focus for the design of a community business climate action programme.
Community Business Market in 2021 report shows thriving sector provides economic and social boost despite the pandemic.
Power to Change commissioned Kantar in 2020 to conduct a ‘hyperlocal’ version of the national Community Life Survey (CLS) in six operational areas centred around the ‘catalyst organisations’ that form its Empowering Places programme.
Building our social infrastructure: why levelling up means creating a more socially connected Britain
Over nearly two years, this evaluation has collected data about what is seen to work and what the challenges are for the successful delivery of the Empowering Places programme.
Over nearly two years, the evaluation has collected data to understand the approaches of catalysts, within the context they operate, as well as the emerging impact of the programme.
This profile for Wigan is part of a series of outputs aiming to take a developmental, learning based approach to understanding and improving the programme, and to support wider learning for similar programmes in the future.
Power to Change commissioned LSE Consulting to explore the role that private sector developers can play in supporting greater community involvement on our high streets and in our town centres.
This toolkit is designed to help organisations understand what good work is and improve existing practices.
This report examines what good work means in challenging times, with a focus on how community businesses are able to provide work which is fair, decent and rewarding within diverse and often challenging operational contexts.
This study follows on from research conducted on community businesses in the Liverpool City Region (LCR) described in a report published in March 2019 (Heap et al., 2019).
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.
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.
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.
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.