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  • Pioneers Post Business School: How to do good business, better

    The tools and insight you need to do good business, better. Get expert advice, practical insight and frontline examples on key business management topics from our network of social business practitioners and advisors. 

  • Secrets of success from the 2021 SE100 champions

    What does it take to run a top-performing social business? The seven winners of the 2021 NatWest SE100 awards spill the beans in a series of video postcards filmed especially for Pioneers Post readers.

  • Beating burnout: how social entrepreneurs can avoid going beyond their limits

    The extreme pressure of running a social venture can hit hard: a quarter of business leaders surveyed recently said they'd had to take time off as a result. But what are the triggers – and how can social entrepreneurs avoid pushing themselves too far?

  • What has the Charity Commission ever done for us?

    In his latest Nicholls & Dimes column, Jeremy Nicholls applies Monty Python’s analysis of the Roman Empire to current challenges of reporting performance on ESG and corporate impact – and concludes that charities already have the answer.

  • How to build an impact city: Facilitate capital

    Amsterdam Impact wants to make impact entrepreneurship the default way to do business – which means getting investors on board. Find out how the city is betting on collaboration over competition to spark more deals.

  • Six hard-earned lessons on social enterprise mergers

    Social business Catch22 – itself the product of a merger between two organisations – has announced a string of tie-ups in recent years, including at least one that didn't quite go to plan. CEO Chris Wright shares what he’s learned from the experience. 

  • The Impact Library: exclusive access for our subscribers

    Especially for our subscribers only – find out how you can access our huge library of content available in the Pioneers Post Impact Library, including knowledge, insight and good practice from two decades of coverage of social enterprise and impact investment around the world.

What has the Charity Commission ever done for us?

In his latest Nicholls & Dimes column, Jeremy Nicholls applies Monty Python’s analysis of the Roman Empire to current challenges of reporting performance on ESG and corporate impact – and concludes that charities already have the answer.

Victim First programme by Catch 22

Six hard-earned lessons on social enterprise mergers

Social business Catch22 – itself the product of a merger between two organisations – has announced a string of tie-ups in recent years, including at least one that didn't quite go to plan. CEO Chris Wright shares what he’s learned from the experience.