Business & governance
A community energy organisation is both a company and a business, which brings both obligations and opportunities.
- Power to Change - list of community business tools.
- MyCommunity - resources for operating a community business.
- Co-operatives UK - a finance toolkit and guidance for annual returns for co-ops and community benefit socieites.
- Change the Rules - map of community businesses.
- Plunkett Foundation - business continuity checklist (download below).
- NCVO - guidance on financial management.
- Co-operatives UK - good governance guide and HR guidance, including an introductory video (watch below).
- Cooperative Assistance Network - a wide range of policies you can use as the basis for your own, plus checklist and template.
- Wrigleys - employment law webinars.
- MyCommunity - also has lots of resources about governance and HR.
- NCVO - guidance about governance and board responsibilities.
- Protecture - webinar on GDPR and dealing with personal data while working from home.