FOOD PLYMOUTH CIC

Company limited by guarantee

Company Registration Number:
09253210 (England and Wales)

Unaudited statutory accounts for the year ended 31 October 2020

Period of accounts

Start date: 1 November 2019

End date: 31 October 2020

FOOD PLYMOUTH CIC

Contents of the Financial Statements

for the Period Ended 31 October 2020

Balance sheet
Additional notes
Balance sheet notes
Community Interest Report

FOOD PLYMOUTH CIC

Balance sheet

As at 31 October 2020

Notes 2020 2019


£

£
Current assets
Debtors: 3 50 5,650
Cash at bank and in hand: 45,182 12,930
Total current assets: 45,232 18,580
Creditors: amounts falling due within one year: 4 ( 43,904 ) ( 18,481 )
Net current assets (liabilities): 1,328 99
Total assets less current liabilities: 1,328 99
Total net assets (liabilities): 1,328 99
Members' funds
Profit and loss account: 1,328 99
Total members' funds: 1,328 99

The notes form part of these financial statements

FOOD PLYMOUTH CIC

Balance sheet statements

For the year ending 31 October 2020 the company was entitled to exemption under section 477 of the Companies Act 2006 relating to small companies.

The members have not required the company to obtain an audit in accordance with section 476 of the Companies Act 2006.

The directors acknowledge their responsibilities for complying with the requirements of the Act with respect to accounting records and the preparation of accounts.

These accounts have been prepared and delivered in accordance with the provisions applicable to companies subject to the small companies regime.

The directors have chosen not to file a copy of the company's profit and loss account.

This report was approved by the board of directors on 20 July 2021
and signed on behalf of the board by:

Name: T Skelton
Status: Director

The notes form part of these financial statements

FOOD PLYMOUTH CIC

Notes to the Financial Statements

for the Period Ended 31 October 2020

  • 1. Accounting policies

    Basis of measurement and preparation

    These financial statements have been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Section 1A (Small Entities) of Financial Reporting Standard 102

    Turnover policy

    Turnover is measured at the fair value of the consideration received or receivable, net of discounts. Turnover includes revenue from grants receivable and released, the sale of goods and from the rendering of services. Grants receivable and released are recognised net of any deferred income. Turnover from the sale of goods is recognised when the significant risks and rewards of ownership of the goods have transferred to the buyer.

    Other accounting policies

    CreditorsShort term creditors are measured at transaction price (which is usually the invoice price).TaxationA current tax liability is recognised for the tax payable on the taxable profit of the current and past periods. A current tax asset is recognised in respect of a tax loss that can be carried back to recover tax paid in a previous period.

FOOD PLYMOUTH CIC

Notes to the Financial Statements

for the Period Ended 31 October 2020

  • 2. Employees

    2020 2019
    Average number of employees during the period 0 1

FOOD PLYMOUTH CIC

Notes to the Financial Statements

for the Period Ended 31 October 2020

3. Debtors

2020 2019
£ £
Trade debtors 50 5,650
Total 50 5,650

FOOD PLYMOUTH CIC

Notes to the Financial Statements

for the Period Ended 31 October 2020

4. Creditors: amounts falling due within one year note

2020 2019
£ £
Trade creditors 348
Taxation and social security 281 29
Accruals and deferred income 43,623 18,104
Total 43,904 18,481

COMMUNITY INTEREST ANNUAL REPORT

FOOD PLYMOUTH CIC

Company Number: 09253210 (England and Wales)

Year Ending: 31 October 2020

Company activities and impact

Established in 2010, Food Plymouth www.foodplymouth.org is the City’s recognised cross-sector Local Sustainable Food Partnership and Network a ‘central connecting hub’ for all food-related matters in the City. Food Plymouth is an active contributor to the 60 plus Sustainable Food Places (formerly Sustainable Food Cities) Network in the UK and Ireland www.sustainablefoodplaces.org.The Food Plymouth Partnership and Network comprises a diverse mix of public, private and third sector agencies, organisations, businesses and community groups and individual citizens. The Food Plymouth partners share in the mission of building a healthy and sustainable food city through promoting local, healthy and affordable food as a driver for positive change.Formed in 2014 and operational since 2015, Food Plymouth CIC enables and contributes to the Food Plymouth Partnership and Network by providing infrastructure support, coordination, communications and administrative services, contracting capability, direct delivery of specific pro-jects, and financial resourcing through income generation.Food Plymouth’s activities and impacts span the domains of social, economic and environmental sustainability, embodied in the UN Sustainable Development Goals, expressed principally by delivering on the six strands of the Sustainable Food Places (SFP) framework: Good Food Movement; Healthy Food for All; Sustainable Food Economy; Catering and Procurement; Food for the Planet; and Food Governance and Strategy.Delivery is based on a collective impact model achieved through a mix of: The activities of partner organisations aligned to Food Plymouth’s vision and mission; collaborative and cooperative partnership projects at local, regional and national level (for example Sugar Smart Plymouth at SugarSmartPlym, Food Power Plymouth at FoodPowerUK including the Plymouth Food Equality Project at EqualityFood, and Thrive Plymouth Year 5 "People connecting through food" ThrivePlymouthYr5) legacy project; and direct delivery projects led by Food Plymouth CIC (for example All Ways Apples Festival and Fringe at All Ways Apples, the Food Plymouth Growing Community Abundance Project and the Food Plymouth Generous Earth project).Any surpluses resulting from Food Plymouth CIC’s activities are re-invested in developing and strengthening the CIC and enhancing the support and enabling services which it provides to the Food Plymouth Partnership and Network.

Consultation with stakeholders

Food Plymouth’s stakeholders are any person, group, organisation, agency, public sector body, business or social enterprise with an interest in food and food-related issues in and around Plymouth, the UK and internationally.CommunicationsSocial MediaFacebook - 1,804 followersTwitter - 3,332 followersInstagram - 766 followersLocal Engagement -Facilitating full Food Plymouth Partnership and Network MeetingsActive membership of Plymouth Social Enterprise Network (PSEN), including participation in Network surveys, meetings, workshops and events.Active membership of the Plymouth Octopus Project (POP+) Voluntary and Community Sector infrastructure organisation, including participation in POP+ Thursdays workshops, actively supporting and helping to facilitate the POP+ Esmee Fairbairn “Network of Networks” group and its funding processes.Active membership of the Thrive Plymouth (Health Inequalities) Network.Engaging with the Our Plymouth initiative.Supporting the National Marine Park for Plymouth Sound initiative.Supporting Fairtrade Plymouth.Supporting the development of Billy Ruffian’s community owned social co-operative craft brewery for Plymouth which uses surplus bread products in its brewing processes.Engaging in the Tamara Landscapes Project proposals with multiple partners, led by the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty including a Tamara Project. Supporting Plymouth City Council’s ‘Fit and Fed’ Holiday Hunger initiative (on-going).Engaging in Plymouth’s Co-operatives Fortnight 2020 programme – including facilitating an online Cooperatives Showcase event – June & July 2020.Engaging with the Plymouth City Council and Partners Green Estates Management Solutions (GEMS) project including the Enrich Social Enterprise initiative (on-going).Supporting Stonehouse Street Party 2020 – September 2020.Engaging with Plymouth City Council around collaborative COVID-19 emergency response measures.Delivery Activities - Facilitating the Sugar Smart Plymouth public health initiative (a Food Plymouth collaborative delivery project with Plymouth City Council’s Thrive Plymouth public health team and other partners).Performing an ‘observer partner’ role in the Interreg 2 Seas FLAVOUR project which is about preventing food waste and reducing the number of people experiencing food insecurity, in collaboration with Plymouth Marjon University (on-going).Enabling the Plymouth Food Equality Project arising from Food Plymouth’s engagement in the national Food Power programme promoting Food Equality, addressing Household Food Insecurity, Food Poverty and Holiday Hunger (on-going) and providing an online Food Access Guide for the City, in response to the COVID-19 emergency.Co-designing and co-delivering the Food Plymouth Growing Community Abundance (GCA) project, principally funded through a National Lottery Community Fund Awards for All grant. This project is about building the capacity, capabilities and connectedness of Plymouth’s community growers and the productivity of the City’s community gardens. Food Plymouth CIC continues to support and promote the Growing Community Abundance project in its post Awards for All funding legacy phase, including its dedicated Facebook Group which currently has 96 members Planning and delivering the All Ways Apples Festival On Tour 2020 (a Food Plymouth direct delivery project) - an adapted small-scale mobile format response by the established All Ways Apples Festival to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown Regional Engagement Engaging with New Prosperity Devon, notably Community Wealth Building workshops online.Taking part in RSA Devon and RSA Cornwall Food Farming and Countryside Commission sessions.Participating in and contributing to the #RegenerateDevon Summit.Working as part of the South Devon Bio-regional Learning Centre Core Team.Participating in and contributing to the Devon Doughnut (Doughnut Economics) Collective.Engaging in the Food Power south west regional network promoting Food Equality and addressing Household Food Insecurity, Food Poverty, Holiday Hunger and precarity.Participating in the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (HotSW LEP) annual conference and AGM (online) – September 2020.National Engagement Membership of the national Sustainable Food Places Network.Engaging with the Sustainable Food Places Network and Partners and Associates, including Sustain, Food Power, ENUF, the IPPR, Local Trust and others around effective responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and building a sustainable recovery thereafter (various dates).Supporting and contributing to the Sustainable Food Places Day of Celebration and Action - June 2020.International Engagement –Working as an ‘observer partner’ (connector and advisor role) with UK and European partners in the EU funded FLAVOUR project preventing food waste and reducing the number of people experiencing food insecurity, in collaboration with Plymouth Marjon University (on-going).

Directors' remuneration

No remuneration was received

Transfer of assets

No transfer of assets other than for full consideration

This report was approved by the board of directors on
20 July 2021

And signed on behalf of the board by:
Name: Ian Smith
Status: Director