Two shops on a street. One is a coffee house and the other a delicatessen. They are very quaint.

This is a Comprehensive guide to the process of setting up a new community owned shop.

What will I learn?

This guide is for early stage groups starting on their project and sets out the major steps and process to get you to open and trading. Discusses governance, legal structure, business planning, raising funds, staffing, policies and more.

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