Julie is global editor at Pioneers Post and a freelance writer and editor.
Julie trained as a magazine journalist at Cardiff University, following a degree in social and cultural studies from Nottingham University. She works on projects which do good – recently she's edited magazines for young people in foster care and created a regular online publication to support charity leaders. Her clients include not only social enterprises and charities but also private companies and government departments whose work is embedded in positive social values.
She lives in a small off-grid house on a hillside in Catalunya and is mostly solar-powered.
Research published today reveals that lack of government support threatens survival of thousands of social enterprises – including those working in health and social care – because measures are either insufficient, inappropriate or inaccessible.
Big Society Trust is pressing ahead with independent review of UK social investment wholesaler Big Society Capital's effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and process in spite of concerns about lack of responses during coronavirus crisis.
A massive open online course (Mooc) has inspired thousands of people around the world to start up their own social enterprises. We discover how this online training programme has had such a global impact.
As the British Academy launches the second report in its enquiry into the “Future of the Corporation”, the editor of the UK's Financial Times newspaper Lionel Barber calls time on “trickle-down economics”.
At the EVPA annual conference in The Hague, attended by the Queen of the Netherlands, the membership organisation marked its 15th anniversary with a call to "investors for impact" to commit to 10 principles guiding their actions.