Laura joined Pioneers Post as a multimedia journalist in November 2020. She previously worked as a freelancer at the BBC World Service and was an intern with Bloomberg News.
Laura graduated in Multimedia Journalism from the University of Salford with first class honours in July 2020. Before going into journalism, she had a 14-year career as a professional ballet dancer. Born and raised in France, she worked in Germany for four years before moving to the UK to join Scottish Ballet in 2010. She now lives in the north west of England.
Community business trust to continue beyond planned closure date of 2022 due to Covid-19, but with a smaller team, fewer direct grants and more partnerships – and needs to raise a further £10m to implement its next five-year strategy.
Former Delaware judge calls for new ‘EESG’ approach to ensure companies don’t shirk responsibility when it comes to employee rights, and warns it would be a mistake not to hold institutional investors to the same standards.
How best to support mission-led businesses and the social economy of a particular region? This two-part series explores what we can learn from the achievements of an EU-funded programme in the south-west of England.
Some 90% of ICT specialists in the Czech Republic are men. A grant from the Velux Foundations will help social enterprise Czechitas to change this by expanding its affordable computer training for women and girls.
Coverage of companies’ sustainability performance is increasing, creating increasing pressure on corporates to meet ESG standards. Can the power of the press be a catalyst for change? How can it help the move towards stakeholder capitalism?
Social entrepreneur Rose Marley wants to boost the UK’s co-op movement, saying the new generation is ready to embrace co-operative principles. And the inequalities exposed by the pandemic show they are needed more than ever.